More Medical Devices in Costa Rica

Helix Medical is opening operations in Costa Rica with services in engineering, silicone extrusion and silicone molding and thermoplastics.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

A statement from Helix Medical reads:

Helix Medical, LLC, a global manufacturing company for the medical device and health industry, celebrated the grand opening of its latest operational system which measures 1.607 meters square, located in the Free Zone in Alajuela Coyol. Helix Medical has invested more than $4 million in the new plant and plans to hire more than 60 people in 2013.

Helix Medical provides contract manufacturing services to OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) of medical devices around the world and this is its ninth installation operation and the first in Latin America. The services to be offered by Helix Medical Costa Rica include design and development, engineering services, silicone extrusion, silicone and thermoplastic molding, assembly and sub-assembly, tailored packaging, and complete validation capabilities.



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