Neurovascular Devices Facility in Costa Rica

MicroVention, Inc., a subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, opened a manufacturing plant for platinum coils and stents for neurovascular treatments.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

A statement from the Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives (CINDE) reads:

First neurovascular manufacturing company opens the doors of its modern plant in Alajuela

• MicroVention Terumo Co. Inc. a subsidiary founded on Japanese capital has invested $8 million and created 150 new jobs in its first phase in the country.
• This is the first plant that the company has established outside of the United States

San Jose, Costa Rica - March 6, 2013.
With an investment of over U.S. $8 million, MicroVention, Inc., a subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, today inaugurated its modern manufacturing plant for platinum coils and stents for neurovascular treatments. This is the first operation the company has established outside of the United States, and is the first neurovascular devices manufacturing plant and the the first investment of Japanese capital recorded in the area of ​​life sciences in Costa Rica.



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