Firestone to open parts factory in Costa Rica

US-based Firestone is to open a factory in Turrialba, Costa Rica, to make parts for suspensions. The company is seeking an initial workforce of 100.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

"Demand for suspensions is growing in the developing world, and this fits into our plans to boost our global presence," said Firestone president Mike Cero.
"Costa Rica gives us a chance to supply these markets in an efficient manner with low costs," he added.

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