New Medical Device Manufacturing Plant

The German company Heraeus Medical Components has started operating, in Cartago, Costa Rica, a production plant for medical devices, including guidewires and catheters for cardiovascular access.

Friday, February 2, 2018

From a statement issued by the CINDE:

CARTAGO, Costa Rica - February 1, 2018   - Heraeus Medical Components today celebrated the grand opening of its new production plant with state-of-the-art technology, which highlights its commitment to its global clients, with innovation and growth in Costa Rica. Recognized as one of the leading providers of medical supplies in the world, the Heraeus operation in Cartago will play a key role in manufacturing its Finished Devices business line. This line includes guidewires and catheters for cardiovascular access. To meet the needs of its clients, which are always evolving, Costa Rica is now part of the global operation of Heraeus Medical Components, which has facilities in Germany, Switzerland, the United States, Puerto Rico and Singapore.  

Located in Zona Franca La Lima, in Cartago, Heraeus Costa Rica is expected to play a determining role as a provider for local medical device companies and in the United States, with advanced component and pre-assembly solutions.  

Read full release (in Spanish).

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