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Hologic Expands Costa Rican Operations with New Financial Shared Services Center

•The center will provide support to the company’s facilities in the U.S. and Canada. •The company has more than 700 employees in Costa Rica, including 32 in the new Shared Services Center. San José (Costa Rica), February 18th, 2020.- H...

FEBRUARY 18th 2020
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Human Resources Executives Analyze Top-Notch Global Trends in Human Talent Development

•CINDE organized the 4th edition of the HR & Talent Acquisition Forum. International and national speakers shared new trends in human talent development and management.San José, Costa Rica. August 31st, 2018.  Hundreds of professionals i...

AUGUST 31st 2018
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ICT and CINDE sign agreement to promote direct foreign investment for tourism infrastructure

-  Cooperation agreement will have a 5-year duration.- ICT and CINDE will pool efforts to attract investment.SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, February 27, 2019  -- The Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT – 'Costa Rican Tourism Institute') ...

FEBRUARY 27th 2019
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ICU Medical Costa Rica Has Hired 200 New Employees in Recent Weeks and Donates US $20,000 to COVID-19 Emergency

•Company has established best practices in protection and hygiene, to combat COVID-19San José, May 04, 2020. ICU Medical, Inc., a world leader in the development, manufacture and sale of innovative medical devices used in infusion therapy and cri...

MAY 5th 2020
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ICU Medical Invests US$13 Million in Costa Rican Operations

The multinational company celebrates 20 years in Costa Rica.The company reiterates its environmental commitment to investing in the largest rooftop solar panel project in the country.Process integration --from raw material input to final product o...

JANUARY 30th 2020
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In April, renowned design institute will give workshops at the Omar Dengo Foundation

• Registrations are already open on the website. There are 15 workshops open to the public from 9-27 April this year.• The program has a scholarship system of 50% for students and teachers, and 35% for SMEs and emerging companies that register fir...

FEBRUARY 21st 2018
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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
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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
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Intertec to hire 100 employees specialized on IT Technologies

•Intertec employs near 300 employees and will be hiring more people in the next six months.•Intertec is organizing an Open House event on Saturday, June 25th from 9 am to 3 pm.San José, June 21st 2016. The multinational company, Intertec announc...

JUNE 21st 2016
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JH Biotech Starts Operations in Nandayure, Guanacaste

Five people already work in the biotechnology company, which will hire five more in January 2020.The company specializes in genetically improving seeds of horticultural products. Nandayure, Guanacaste. December 19, 2019. JH Biotech, a subsidi...

DECEMBER 19th 2019
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Job Link users must apply to positions, so their information is visible to companies

· Some participants complete the registration online, but leave pending the application of available position, preventing companies from accessing their information.· Companies look for personnel who speak English, Portuguese, French, Mandarin, am...

MARCH 21st 2018
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Johnson Controls Aims for Growth in the Region with the Opening of its New Facility in Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica, Dec. 14, 2017 - Johnson Controls, a leader in creating safer, more comfortable and sustainable world is celebrating the inauguration of its first Sales Support Center of Excellence in San Jose. This new facility will all...

DECEMBER 14th 2017
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Johnson Controls Expands in Costa Rica with 150 Positions

•Growth is projected in electric engineering, electromechanics, mechanics, mechatronics, and software operations.San José, Costa Rica. February 10th, 2020. Johnson Controls, a leading company in diversified and multi-industrial global technology,...

FEBRUARY 10th 2020
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Johnson Controls to hire 50 staff in Costa Rica expansion

•The company has 150 collaborators in Costa Rica, that sum up to the 120,000 employees worldwide.•Johnson Controls looks for bilingual engineers and technicians for Costa Rica’s Circuito Sales Support Center. San José, Costa Rica. August 8t...

AUGUST 8th 2018
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Kimberly-Clark Invests $42 Million in Costa Rica

•Announcement was made during visit of President of Costa Rica to the company's plant in Coris, Cartago. •Expansion will increase production and generate new jobs in the country.•Kimberly-Clark has 1,500 collaborators in Costa Rica that ma...

SEPTEMBER 4th 2019