Straumann Group announces its arrival to Costa Rica as a strategic investment in the region
- The Swiss company will establish operations in the country with its brands Neodent, ClearCorrect and Straumann, to provide services to Central American countries, the Dominican Republic and North America.
- In one year, the multinational expects to have a workforce of 200 employees in sales, treatment planning, customer service and administration areas.
San José, Costa Rica, January 16
– Straumann Group, global leader in tooth replacement and orthodontic solutions announced its arrival to Costa Rica
. The strategic decision reflects the company's commitment to its growth and expansion in Latin America and Caribe."Costa Rica stands out for its economic and social stability, making it a favorable environment for business. Additionally, it is the largest implant market in Central America, offering great growth potential. “The country has a young and talented workforce, the majority of whom are bilingual, and this is invaluable to our operations,”
said Matthias Schupp, CEO of Neodent and EVP Straumann Group LATAM.
The Switzerland-based company is also engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and supply of dental implants, instruments, CAD/CAM prosthetics, orthodontic aligners, biomaterials and digital solutions for use in dental correction, replacement and restoration. In Costa Rica, Straumann Group will develop the types of operations: Distribution Center for Central America & Caribe, Customer Services for North America, Orthodontic Aligner Planning Center, Service Center and Sales Division for Costa Rica.“Costa Rica stands out for the provision of shared services, with ample experience and talent that supports decisions like those of Straumann Group when establishing its operations in Costa Rica and making us part of its global growth strategy. This project, confirmed in August 2023, is also a sign of CINDE's commitment to continue promoting investment with purpose to generate more employment opportunities for both the services and the life sciences sector,"
added Marianela Urgellés, General Director of CINDE.Investment and job creation
Straumann Group investment in the country is resulting in the creation of new jobs and the expansion of operations in the region.
Hiring plans added more than 50 positions just in 2023. Among the profiles the company is looking for in 2024, there are treatment plan designers, customer service representatives, administrative staff, and professionals in medical device sales, with a minimum English proficiency level of C1. The positions and their respective vacancies will be gradually posted in accordance with the company's strategic plans. Interested individuals can apply through this page
Straumann Group products, solutions and services are available in over 100 countries through an extensive network of subsidiaries and distribution partners. The company employs more than 10,500 people worldwide.
For more information about Straumann Group and its operations in Costa Rica, visit Straumann Group website.
About Straumann Group:
Straumann Group (SIX: STMN) is a global leader in orthodontic and tooth replacement solutions that restore smiles and confidence. The Group brings together global and international brands that represent excellence, innovation and quality in replacement, corrective and digital dentistry, including Anthogyr, ClearCorrect, Medentika, Neodent, NUVO, Straumann as well as from other wholly or partially owned companies and partners. In collaboration with leading clinics, institutes and universities, the Group researches, develops, manufactures and supplies dental implants, instruments, CAD/CAM prosthetics, orthodontic aligners, biomaterials and digital solutions for use in dental correction, replacement and restoration or to prevent tooth loss.About CINDE
CINDE is Costa Rica's expert foreign investment advisor. With a track record of 41 years, declared of public interest and as a non-profit, the organization has supported the attraction of around 430 multinational companies and the generation of 181,000 direct jobs in the country. CINDE's services include analysis and support for investors during their decision-making and setup processes, as well as support in their reinvestment and growth strategies.