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Mexifrutas will Establish Modern Fruit Processing Plant in Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast

The first stage represents a US$20 million investment. This new plant will create formal, high-quality jobs for 130 people. San José, Costa Rica. July 4th, 2019. Mexican company Mexifrutas S.A. of C.V. announced that it will open a ...

JULY 4th 2019
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Boston Scientific to Expand Workforce in Costa Rica

•Company is hiring qualified professionals for manufacturing, research and development, as well as new product support•Expansion demonstrates recognition of strong Costa Rican business environment and talent pool San José, Costa Rica. June ...

JUNE 27th 2019

Amazon creates 2000 jobs in Costa Rica for 2019

The expansion is committed to support customers around the world who shop on AmazonThe decision will increase Amazon's total employment in Costa Rica to 9,500San José, Costa Rica - June 26, 2019. Today,, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced th...

JUNE 26th 2019

Costa Rica shines in the latest edition of 'The European' magazine

Costa Rica stands out in the latest edition of The European, a renown international magazine that reviews topics such as business, foreign direct investment, finances, technology, among others.Costa Rica: The Natural Choice of Business, is the art...

JUNE 24th 2019
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Equifax Creates 200 More Jobs in Costa Rica

•New positions are for unit’s expansion that provides services to worldwide Equifax’s organizations.• A critical factor for its growth was evaluating the local talent pool quality.•Equifax has a long-standing history with Costa Rica with multip...

JUNE 17th 2019
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Bayer will duplicate operations in Costa Rica's Shared Services Center

•From 285 collaborators, it will reach 500 by the end of 2019.•Client satisfaction and corporate strategy were key factors for its growth.•Bayer’s SSC in Costa Rica provides services to all the continent. San José, Costa Rica. June 12th, 2...

JUNE 12th 2019
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STEAM Hall Needs Donations to Open its Doors at the Children’s Museum

•New room, focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math, needs companies’ support to finish construction.•New space looks forward to awakening kids and young people’s interest in the STEAM fields.  STEAM Hall video hereSa...

JUNE 10th 2019
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Paradise Ingredients opens modern aseptic juice processing plant in Cartago

•Operation includes automation processes and will generate 40 new direct and 80 indirect jobs. •During its first productive phase, Paradise Ingredients will export its drinks to USA’s main markets. Cartago, Costa Rica. June 6th, 2019. ...

JUNE 6th 2019
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Concentrix announces 600 new jobs in Costa Rica

More specialization and high added value hand in hand with top brands in the World.San Jose, June 3rd, 2019. Concentrix, a technology-enabled global business services company specializing in customer engagement, announced today 600 new j...

JUNE 3rd 2019
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Wind River Expands Global Presence with Costa Rica Operations

Leading Software Provider’s New San José Office Houses Customer Support, Engineering, Finance, and Tech SupportSAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA – May 29, 2019 – Wind River®, a leader in delivering software to critical infrastructure, announced it has expanded...

MAY 29th 2019
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NTT Data Launches Salesforce Center of Excellence in Costa Rica

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, May 27, 2019 -- The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) announced that NTT DATA, Inc. opened a center of excellence in Costa Rica to serve its Salesforce portfolio. The company, located in America Free Zone indust...

MAY 27th 2019

Edwards Lifesciences: Strengthens its Life Sciences Manufacturing presence in Costa Rica

• The Company invested $100 million in the country due to its political and economic stability, as well as the qualified workforce it offers.• Facilities designed to achieve LEED Certification, with cutting edge technology, and welcoming...

MAY 23rd 2019
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Sachs Chemical chooses Costa Rica to establish operations center in Central America

•Founded in 1986 in Puerto Rico, it arrives to Costa Rica to support the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. •The 1,900 square meters distribution center is in The Green Park Free Zone, in Alajuela. Alajuela, Costa Rica. May 15,...

MAY 15th 2019
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Costa Rica shines at Shingo prizes with three multinational companies awarded

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, May 13, 2019- Thanks to the excellent human talent this country has to offer, and its contributions to companies' operating efficiency, the Shingo Institute has awarded three multinational companies based in Costa Rica with t...

MAY 13th 2019
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Encore Capital opens new facility as part of the Tech City initiative in San Jose, Costa Rica

• MCM plans to hire more than 100 people this year• The company renovated 3,800 square meters of offices in the new location• MCM offers debt recovery solutions for consumers in the United States and Puerto RicoSan Jose, May 13, 2019. Midland Cred...

MAY 13th 2019