NDC to Invest Further $4 billion in Costa Rica

The medical device company Nitinol Devices & Components has announced it will expand its payroll and install a new plant.

Monday, August 1, 2011

NDC, which has been in the country for a year, plans to expand its payroll from 25 to 100 workers and build a second plant measuring 1,600 square meters in Coyol Alajuela.

The current NDC operation will be expanded around 900 m2 with the latest technology for making guide wires, both Nitinol based wires, as well as other materials. Among the processes to be are carried there are wire end sharpening, molding, extrusion of polymers in the wire, hydrophilic coating, packaging and labeling. The plant has a class 8 ISO clean room for processing and packaging.

This new plant will allow the company to grow and produce other Nitinol products for customers specializing in endovascular, orthopedic and heart treatments. The company also expects to continue expanding its capabilities in assembly, packaging and labeling of finished products.

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