Bridgestone Americas will add 160 jobs at its tire manufacturing plant in Heredia, while bot management and account security firm Arkose Labs opens an office in San Jose.
Renewable energy, workforce availability were critical in Coloplast's decision to open its second medical devices plant in the La Lima Free Zone Industrial Park in Cartago.
Medical device contract manufacturer Biomerics will create approximately 250 new jobs in Cartago, Costa Rica this year, reaching 1,000 by 2024.
Global tech innovator Helm360 will continue to expand its Costa Rican operations with a new $3.5 million facility in Pérez Zeledón.
For Bayer, Costa Rica offers an excellent and strategic location, paired with qualified talent, sustainability policies, and the conditions necessary for private investment.
The advanced manufacturing company will donate 800 N95 face masks to Costa Rican health authorities and $25,000 for buying diagnostic kits and tests.
The decision will increase Amazon's total employment in Costa Rica to 9,500, making the company the country's largest employer in the services sector.
Cities large and small are racing to mandate sustainable building practices, while developers and property owners are discovering that "going green" makes good business sense.
Mexico has reached FTAs on a bilateral as well as on a multilateral basis. It has signed bilateral agreements with Chile, Bolivia, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua, while concluding multilateral accords with Canada and the U.S. under NAFTA; with Venezuela and Colombia; and with Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador (these three accords came into effect on January 1, 2001).
The $51 million investment in the Firestone Industrial Products’ (FSIP) plant will increase capacity to support the growing demand for advanced air suspension technology in electric vehicles.
Barbados is a medical tourism hub of excellence and a leading destination for IVF, rehabilitation, and a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures.
MBG is augmenting its manufacturing in Florida with 277,000 square feet of new production space in Fort Pierce that will be fully operational next summer.
Malaysia retains its position as the most attractive manufacturing market, according to new Cushman & Wakefield analysis.
Pressure increasing on IT groups to innovate as business leaders view transformative technology as trigger for growth, according to the latest research from the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network.
Catheter Research Inc., a global medical device manufacturer, will expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2020.
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