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San Jose - Costa Rica Leads in 4 categories on Ranking of Most Competitive Cities to Investment

-San Jose, Costa Rica also ranked third and fifth in two more categories.-International ranking analyzes 12 industry sectors and was elaborated by Conway, Moody’s Analytics, Tractus and Oxford Economics.San Jose, Costa Rica, November 23rd 2015. Th...

NOVEMBER 23rd 2015
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World Fuel Services expands operations of its Services Center in Costa Rica

•Company will hire bilingual employees in english and spanish.•Services Center will support operation sin Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America and foresees growth up to 100 employees.•Offeces are located in Forum II, Lindora.San Jose, ...

NOVEMBER 16th 2015
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Stratus Video announces arrival in Costa Rica

Costa Ricans give video and real time interpretation for patients in the United States•Stratus Video offers telecommuting positions for Costa Ricans, using technology that the company provides.•By 2017 the Company plans to have 250 employees in ...

NOVEMBER 4th 2015
Press Release

Equifax to hire 400 people in Costa Rica for expansion in new business areas

•Global Information Solutions Company currently has 600 employees and will grow to 1,000 in three years.•Services will be provided from Costa Rica to North America, Latin America and Europe.Costa Rica, November 2nd, 2015. Equifax Inc., a multina...

NOVEMBER 2nd 2015
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Auxis to invest US$30 million and hire up to 700 more people in Costa Rica

San Jose, October 30, 2015. The services sector company Auxis, a consulting leader in management and outsourcing, the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) announced today that the leading ...

OCTOBER 30th 2015
Press Release

CASS to open operations in Costa Rica

San Jose, October 29, 2015. The company CASS, together with the Ministry of Foreign Trade and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) today officially inaugurated in Costa Rica a modern plant dedicated to the manufacturing of silicon-b...

OCTOBER 29th 2015
Press Release

Ingram Micro to Open New Shared Service Center in Costa Rica

Leading Global Company to Hire 120 PositionsSAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, October 21, 2015 -  Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) announced today it will open a new Shared Service Center in Costa Rica to support its rapidly growing Latin America business. T...

OCTOBER 21st 2015
Press Release

Aspen Pharma to open shared services center in Costa Rica

•Company to become the first South African company to be established in Costa Rica in the services sector.•New services center to provide Finance and Accountings services to all Latin America.San José, Costa Rica October 13th 2015. The pharmaceu...

OCTOBER 13th 2015
Press Release

Okay Industries reaches $3 mill. investment in complex metal components plant in Costa Rica

San José, September 30th, 2015. The US company Okay Industries, from the advanced manufacturing sector, announced its expansion of operations in Costa Rica after investing US$640.000 in its manufacturing plant. This is the third investment the com...

SEPTEMBER 30th 2015

CINDE launched investment strategy for communities outside the GMA

The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), presented this morning a strategy to attract investment to communities outside the Extended Greater Metropolitan Area (GAMA) at the Forum called "Promoting Development in regions outside the GAMA"

SEPTEMBER 29th 2015
Press Release

Bosch starts its first Service Center in Costa Rica

First Bosch service center in Costa Rica creates up to 300 jobs Focus on finance, accounting and technical support services for the Bosch Group in North AmericaSan José, Costa Rica 23 september 2015 – Bosch Service Solutions, a leadi...

SEPTEMBER 23rd 2015

Costa Ricans can pursue doctorates with full scholarships at prestigious US university

•Initiative was coordinated during the promotional tour to the USA organized by CINDE and in which the president Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera participated.•Dole will fund full scholarships for doctorates that will focus on pineapple and banana ge...

SEPTEMBER 18th 2015
Press Release

CINDE launched investment strategy for communities outside the GMA

•Document is the first step to bringing more jobs outside the Central Valley.•The success of this strategy requires community organization and the work of the authorities in improving regional competitiveness.San Jose, September 4, 2015. The Cos...

SEPTEMBER 4th 2015
Press Release

Bayer opens Costa Rica medical devices plant - its first in Latin America.

•Investment amounts to US$12 million and will create up to 75 new jobsCosta Rica, August 27, 2015 - The Bayer Group opened a plant for the production of a non-reversible permanent contraceptive device today, with an investment of US$12 million an...

AUGUST 27th 2015
Press Release

Fiserv to add 400 new jobs in Costa Rica in the next two years

•The company is opening a new facility in Tres Ríos and requires additional talent.•Company stands out as the largest technology and innovation provider at a global scale for the financial service industry.San José, August 11, 2015.  Seekin...

AUGUST 24th 2015
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Roche opens $5.5 Mill. Service and Distribution Center in Costa Rica to serve 23 countries

Pharmaceutical invested $5.5 million for new headquarters •Optimization of its operations for the 23 countries in the Central America and Caribbean region.•Sustainable building in the process of obtaining LEED® certification. San Jose,...

AUGUST 12th 2015

The Results Companies will hire 300 more people for its Costa Rica Operations

•Company has 700 employees and foresees to reach 1,000 by the end of 2015.•Services Center attends clients from the United States.San Jose, Costa Rica. July 16, 2015. The multinational company The Results Companies, which began its operations in...

JULY 16th 2015

Concentrix Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Costa Rica with Plans to Double Capacity

New building will double capacitySan José, July 15, 2015—On its tenth anniversary celebration in Costa Rica, Concentrix announced plans to more than double its capacity by building a new, state of the art campus. Construction should be complete by...

JULY 15th 2015

Young Costa Ricans develop talent and ingenuity to create world class medical devices

•Course coordinated with support from CINDE and taught by Professor Dr. Eric Richardson, from the Department of Bioengineering at Rice University in Texas, developed skills of Costa Rican students from the UCR, TEC and Universidad Latina.•Studen...

JULY 15th 2015

GEP company to install services center in Costa Rica and hire multilingual professionals in management and engineering

•Company will start the recruitment process for the first 20 professionals in the coming days.• Services sector company plans to expand its payroll up to 60 people within the next 12 months.San Jose, July 9th, 2015. The company GEP announced tha...

JULY 9th 2015

11th CINDE Job Fair Costa Rica

The eleventh edition of CINDE Job Fair in Costa Rica drove 9,800 participants during the three day activity.

JULY 6th 2015

Essential Costa Rica

Discover the essence of Costa Rica and what it has to offer: a concentrated nation of educated people, governed in peace, who seek the value of excellence & embrace nature.

JULY 6th 2015

CINDE announces: Cargill inaugurated CBS service operation in Costa Rica

•Company hired 200 people for its new operation services in the Oficentro El Cafetal, in La Ribera de Belén.•The company will hire employees with training in finance and human resources.San Jose, June 26 2015. The multinational company Cargill o...

JUNE 25th 2015

Mondelēz International to create new Services Center in Costa Rica and hiring 100 positions

•Global Snacking Powerhouse Announces hiring process  San José, Costa Rica, 15 de Junio 2015.  Mondelez International, proud maker of iconic brands such as Gallito and Oreo biscuits, Tang beverages, Trident gum and Halls candy, announce...

JUNE 15th 2015

Investment Promotion Tour generated hundreds of new jobs and educational cooperation programs for the country

•Multinational leaders included in the tour confirmed more than 350 new jobs in the corporate services and advanced manufacturing sectors.•New doors to educational cooperation opened for renowned US higher education institutes and Costa Rican ac...

MAY 25th 2015

Costa Rica and North Carolina Research Campus sign agreement on educational cooperation and research

•David H. Murdock, CEO and chairman of Castle & Cooke and Dole Foods, and President Luis Guillermo Solis announced the formation of an international agreement for research and education collaboration. Kannapolis May 14, 2015. Costa Rica ...

MAY 15th 2015

CINDE recognized as best investment promotion agency in Latin America by Site Selection Magazine

•Site Selection Magazine presented new international study which evaluated agencies dedicated to attracting investment across the globe.•CINDE was recognized as "leading investment promotion agency” in the Global Best to Invest awards 2015.San J...

MAY 4th 2015
Press Release

GSK consolidates services center in Costa Rica and announces the hiring of 150 additional people

The company records a growth of 300% in its payroll in the last two years.San José, Costa Rica April 28th, 2015. After just over two years of opening their services center for Latin America in Costa Rica, the pharmaceutical company GSK recently an...

APRIL 28th 2015
Press Release

Renowned international academics shared in Costa Rica the latest concepts in R&D of the medical industry

For two days, internationally recognized teachers from RICE University, University of Wisconsin Stout and University of Minnesota, shared with corporate executives and Costa Rican college students the trends and latest concepts in the medical indu...

APRIL 11th 2015
Press Release

Costa Rica leads educational innovation in Latin America with first international Master’s Degree in Medical Devices Engineering

The Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (TEC) in collaboration with CINDE and the University of Minnesota designed the first Master’s Degree in Latin America in Medical Devices Engineering.Students will receive the first of three classes taught by...

APRIL 10th 2015
Press Release

Costa Ricans will improve their English proficiency thanks to agreement between Sykes and Government

The agreement, endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Trade, is the first to contemplate English proficiency between a private company and a public university.

San Jose, April 10th 2015. The Minister of Work, Victor Morales; the Genera...

APRIL 10th 2015
Press Release

Akamai will expand operations in Costa Rica thanks to quality of exported services

The IT services company began operations in 2012 with 6 workers and, in March of this year, hired its 100th employee.Company plans to hire 60 more people over the next 24 months. Profiles sought in areas related to web management, customer service...

MARCH 31st 2015
Press Release

Emerson opened new facilities in Costa Rica and expects to hire 200 people over the next three years

• Emerson opened 120 new jobs during 2014. It currently employs over 815 workers who provide services in English, Portuguese and Spanish.• New facilities are located in Multipark, Escazú.San José, Costa Rica 18 March 2015. The company Emerson (NYS...

MARCH 19th 2015
Press Release

Bacardi inaugurates new global shared services center in Costa Rica

Company plans to grow to 150 employees in next three monthsBacardi will recruit from professional and technical colleges to fill open positionsOffice occupies 1.600 m2San José, Costa Rica, March 11, 2015 — Family-owned Bacardi, the largest private...

MARCH 11th 2015

Shared Services & Outsourcing Week 2015

Costa Rica is the #1 location to set a Global Business Center in Latin America. The Hackett Group, 2013Discover why at this year`s Shared Services & Outsourcing WeekDiscover more about the Services Sector in Costa Rica• Costa Rica offers a str...

FEBRUARY 24th 2015
Press Release

XI Edition of CINDE's Job Fair brought together 9,800 participants

• Companies reported improvement in English proficiency at the XI edition of the fair• Minister of Labour and Minister of Education visited companies in the morning. Also did the CEO of INA, Mr. Minor Rodriguez in the afternoon.• On average, each ...

FEBRUARY 22nd 2015

CINDE’s Website Transformation Offers Case Example of Why Robust Web Presence is So Critical

By Bianca Wright from Nearshore Americas
A clear vision and detailed knowledge of your audience are core to creating a website that resonates with users and communicates your brand ...

FEBRUARY 10th 2015
Press Release

Germany’s Leading Electronics Manufacturer inaugurates its plant in Costa Rica and initiates its growth plan

The operation involves an initial investment of $15 million to date and will generate 200 jobs during 2015.The plant in La Lima, Cartago will produce printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA) for high technology industrial, automobile and precision ...

JANUARY 21st 2015
Press Release

Medical leader reaches its 15th year in Costa Rica

Company is pioneer in medical devices manufacture in the country.Medical devices will be the main exportation product in 2015.San Jose, January 2015. Hospira, a company dedicated to the manufacture of sets and infusion pumps, reached 15 years of s...

JANUARY 20th 2015
Press Release

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. to start operations in Costa Rica

US medical device company specializing in bariatric and gastro-intestinal devices announces immediate hiring, in the next two months, of its first 11 Costa Rican employees.

COSTA RICA (January 16, 2015) – Apollo Endosurgery, Inc., a US medical ...

JANUARY 16th 2015

IAOP Outsourcing World Summit 2015

The conference that raises the bar for the entire industry
Costa Rica: As site of the #1 Outsourcing City in Latin America is THE opportunity to unfold at IAOP.
What is it
In its 18th year, The Outsourcing World Summit® is the premier event dev...

JANUARY 9th 2015

MD&M West 2015: A Legacy of Innovation, A Future of Possibilities

30 Years of Medtech Innovation Culminates in One Event: MD&M West 2015.Did you know?Costa Rica is the 2nd largest exporter of Medical Devices to the USMedical Devices will be Costa Rica´s #1 export product in 2015
How has Costa Rica become a ...

JANUARY 4th 2015
Press Release

COMEX and CINDE participate in meetings with Mexican entrepreneurs and investors

The Minister of Foreign Trade, Alexander Mora and the Managing Director of CINDE, Jorge Sequeira carry an agenda of bilateral meetings with Mexican companies with operations in the country or investment potential.
Meetings take place this Tuesday...

DECEMBER 9th 2014

CINDE receives recognition award for Entrepreneur of the Year by El Financiero

San José. 1 December 2014. The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), received an honorable mention for its work in attracting investment in the country and its commitment to creating quality jobs thanks to the arrival of multinational c...

DECEMBER 1st 2014
Press Release

CINDE Managing Director Participated in Forum on Industrial Policies for Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica, November 24, 2014. CINDE Managing Director, Jorge Sequeira, participated as a panelist in the Forum: Building an Industrial Policy for Costa Rica, organized by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce of Costa Rica, tha...

NOVEMBER 24th 2014

Second mega port project in Limon receives support from the Government

Government enables conditions for starting the process and procedures to drive advances in government trust fund that would allow early development of the new mega terminal for container transshipment by the company America's Gateway Development C...

NOVEMBER 13th 2014

Brightstar unveils new operations center in Costa Rica to support global growth and expansion

Global wireless leader – and one of the largest multinational companies in Latin America – to create 150 professional services jobs in San José.

Brightstar Corp., the world’s largest specialized wireless distributor and leader in diversified s...

NOVEMBER 10th 2014


More than 20 companies and academic institutes are confirmed to participate in the 11th edition of the biggest bilingual job fair in Costa Rica, the CINDE Job Fair, to take place in la Antigua Aduana on February 2015.

OCTOBER 30th 2014

National Instruments expands operations in Costa Rica

• Professionals in Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical and Systems Engineering will be hired in the coming months.

San Jose, October 9, 2014. The American company National Instruments (NI) announced their expansion of operations ...

OCTOBER 9th 2014

Amazon Expands Operations in Costa Rica, creating more than 1000 New Jobs

• Software development engineers are part of the new and specialized teams. 
• Company currently employs over 2,100 associates in the country.
• Staff provides worldwide support services for Amazon customers.
San José, Costa Rica.  October 8th,...

OCTOBER 8th 2014

President Solis announces expansion of operations of Accenture, a services company in Costa Rica

• Company will hire 300 people for new financial services division.
• Announcement is given under the President's visit in New York.

Nueva York, September 22, 2014.  President Luis Guillermo Solis announced today that Accenture, one of the lar...

SEPTEMBER 22nd 2014

Establishment Labs Produces and Exports Groundbreaking Breast Implants to 42 Countries

• Costa Rican team has developed one-of-a-kind technology in the market for breast implants.
• Company expects creation of 100 new jobs in the medium term.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica., Sept. 5, 2014. During a visit to the medical device manufacturing ...

SEPTEMBER 5th 2014

Theragenics to install medical manufacturing plant in Costa Rica

• Company will start recruiting in the coming months
• Vascular equipment will be produced by Costa Rican hands
Buford, GA, August 27 2014. Theragenics Corporation, a leader in the field of medical devices worldwide, announced that it will insta...

AUGUST 27th 2014

World's largest manufacturer of wire steel establishes in Orotina

• Company invested in two manufacturing plants in Orotina.
• Bekaert is a global leader in technology and market advanced solutions for the processing and coating of steel wires. It employs 27,000 people worldwide.

Alajuela, Costa Rica. August...

AUGUST 22nd 2014

Bacardi to create high quality jobs at new shared services center

San José, Costa Rica, July 22, 2014 – Bacardi today announced plans to hire a significant number of employees for a new shared services center to be based in Costa Rica. The facility, which will be based in the canton of Escazú in the province of ...

JULY 22nd 2014

Procter & Gamble inaugurates its modern facilities in Costa Rica for its Latin American Supply Chain Planning Center

• To date the P&G Planning Center has hired 200 professionals and expects to hire 300 more in the next few months.
• The new facilities occupy 4 floors in the Forum 1 Business Park with state-of-the-art design, technology and services.

June 25...

JUNE 25th 2014
Press Release

Intel will establish mega laboratory in Costa Rica for the validation of new products

Intel decided to consolidate its presence in Costa Rica and establish a Mega Laboratory for testing their new products. This is the first time that Intel has decided to consolidate its laboratories in a single location, making this operation the f...

JUNE 10th 2014

Life Sciences Forum

More than 400 leading company representatives from the medical industry, providers and international experts gathered from the United States, Puerto Rico, Italy and Latin America.
Topics of great interest for the Life Sciences sector.
The consol...

FEBRUARY 12th 2014