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Resonetics to Open State-of-the-Art Laser Micro Manufacturing Facility in Costa Rica

•New production site will offer high volume, cleanroom laser processing along with automated secondary operationsSan José, Costa Rica, October 6th, 2016. Resonetics plans to open a new production facility in the Coyol Free Zone Business Park in A...

OCTOBER 6th 2016
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Roche Announces Long-Term Commitment to Costa Rica with a New Investment in Global Shared Service Center for the U.S. and Canada

●Costa Rica’s Shared Service Center will provide IT services to all Roche affiliates in the U.S. and Canada.●Approximately 100 positions to be created for qualified IT professionals to work in an environment offering development opportunities ac...

FEBRUARY 16th 2017
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Roche inaugurates new IT Global Shared Service Center in Costa Rica

●Roche’s Costa Rica Shared Service Center will provide IT services to the Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics divisions of the company in the U.S. and Canada●The company has invested US$1.5 in infrastructure and equipment●New center joins Roche’s t...

JANUARY 18th 2018
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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
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Roche Services & Solutions for the Americas Will Double its Operations in Costa Rica

•Roche announced today that it will hire 370 collaborators throughout this year; will have more than 700 direct employees by the end of 2020. •As part of Roche’s global strategy, Costa Rica will now provide Human Resources solutions for the...

MAY 21st 2020
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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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Samtec Will Hire 150 Employees and Donate Funds and Face Masks for the COVID-19 Emergency in Costa Rica

•The company will be donating 800 N95 face masks to the Costa Rican health authorities and US$25,000 for buying diagnostic kits and tests. •Expansion in Costa Rica will enable the company to increase its human talent in the coming months.&n...

APRIL 16th 2020
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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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SAP Enables New, Free Online Learning Tools

•Specialized courses are available to high school students (ages 16 and up), university students, and others who have an interest in technology.•The COVID-19 emergency has accelerated the adoption of digital platforms in education.•Students wil...

APRIL 15th 2020
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Site Selection Magazine Names CINDE the Best Investment Promotion Agency

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, May 7, 2019 / For fifth consecutive year, the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) was chosen as Central America and the Caribbean’s best attracting investment agency. This was given in the Global Best to Invest 20...

MAY 7th 2019
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Six Students from Public High Schools Obtain Scholarship to Study in U.S Colleges

·       The winners are students from Professional Technical High Schools and from public high schools that belong to the International Baccalaureate. ·       The scholarships were given thanks to an al...

AUGUST 8th 2018
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SmileDirectClub to Hire 200 Employees in Costa Rica with Higher Value-Added Processes in Service Operations

•Job offering includes 100% remote positions, which will be open to talent from areas outside the GMA.•Company has already opened its first positions in what will be the future Global Business Services (GBS).San José, September 23, 2020. Multina...

SEPTEMBER 23rd 2020
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Smith and Nephew invests USD$55 million in new advanced medical manufacturing plant

•British company expands operations in the country and expects to create up to 250 new jobs in the next two years.San Jose, Costa Rica, October 26th, 2016. - The global medical device company, Smith and Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) inaugurated tod...

OCTOBER 26th 2016
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Smith & Nephew Innovates with the Opening of a specialized Service Center

The British company is expanding and diversifying its operations with a global service center in the country, where professional profiles and specialized technicians will be hired to serve different business areas.
An innovative service center ...

JANUARY 29th 2018
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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