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Konrad Group opens facility in Costa Rica with 130 people capacity

•Company employs 45 people and will hire 85 more within the next 18 monthsSan Jose, August 22, 2016. The Services sector Canadian company, Konrad Group, opened its new facility in Costa Rica with a 130 people capacity. The activity was atten...

AUGUST 22nd 2016
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Life Sciences Forum 2016: Costa Rica positions itself as a leader in Innovation for the Life Sciences industry in Latin America

•The Forum, one of the most important in region, gathered over 450 experts of the industry in a series of sessions with international specialists and industry leading companies.•Experts recognized the evolution of the sector in the country and t...

OCTOBER 11th 2016
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Life Sciences Forum 2016: Costa Rica will host a World Class Event for the Life Sciences Industry

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third time, Costa Rica will host the largest Latin American forum in the Life Sciences field: the Life Sciences Forum 2016, an event organized by the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Age...

SEPTEMBER 13th 2016
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Life Sciences Forum 2018: The Future is Already Here

San José, Costa Rica. October 16, 2018. In the United States, a patient in California is operated on by attending surgeons and another group of surgeons thousands of kilometers away. His blood pressure and vital data are sent to a mega-database th...

OCTOBER 16th 2018
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Limón Becomes a Dynamic Logistic Platform to Companies and Investors

• CINDE presented the investment opportunities in Limón Province.• 30 companies participated from logistics, medical devices and light manufacturing.Limón, February 28, 2019. The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), organized an event ...

FEBRUARY 28th 2019
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Lionbridge expands its Interpretations Division in Costa Rica and will hire 100 new employees

•Leading Translation and Localization Provider Creates Costa Rican Global Delivery Center for Interpretation Services•Contractors will have the ability to work remotely and with flexible scheduling optionsCosta Rica – July 13th, 2016 – Lionbridg...

JULY 13th 2016
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Lonza to Establish a Shared Services Center in Costa Rica

•Company anticipates hiring 65 employees through the next 4 months.•The new center in CR will serve the corporation in the Americas.San Jose, October 31 2017.  Lonza, one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutic...

OCTOBER 31st 2017
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McKinsey & Company adds modern and sophisticated work units to Costa Rica Site

•Consulting firm currently employs 550 people in the country.•Multilingual human talent and macroeconomic stability influenced the arrival of the firm in Costa Rica in 2010.•The official delegation, led by President Luis Guillermo Solis, that v...

JUNE 22nd 2016
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McKinsey & Company expands its operation in Costa Rica to serve new businesses

•The firm will hire 250 new colleagues in 2017 due to its business expansion.•In 2018 the firm will be move to a new facility with a total capacity for 1.300 people. San José, June 2nd 2017. The global consulting firm McKinsey & Co...

JUNE 2nd 2017
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McKinsey & Company inaugurates new facility in Heredia, Costa Rica

■McKinsey & Company announces opening of new Costa Rica facility with visit from Global Managing Partner Dominic Barton ■The opening marks an important milestone in the Firm’s eight-year history in Costa Rica■The center provides global...

FEBRUARY 2nd 2018
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Medical devices consolidate as the main product Costa Rica exports

•They represented 27% of goods exports, followed by the agricultural sector with 26%, reveals report from Procomer y COMEX. •72 multinational companies from Life Sciences, attracted by CINDE, generate 22.399 jobs currently, 54% is represent...

JANUARY 29th 2018
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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
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Medtronic Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Coyol, Alajuela

▪Medtronic is the largest employer of precision operators in Costa Rica▪Medtronic has been operating in Costa Rica since 2015 and is opening a new facilitySAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – September 11, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader i...

SEPTEMBER 11th 2019
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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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MicroPort Orthopedics Expands with New Services Center in Costa Rica

•Company develops R&D studies of medical devices in Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica. September 12th, 2019. MicroPort , a multinational orthopedics company, will establish a new services center in Costa Rica in addition to its current R&...

SEPTEMBER 12th 2019