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Samtec

Samtec To Expand Costa Rica Plant, Add 250 Employees

Samtec, headquartered in Indiana, will invest $13 million in the Central American country, with $8 million dedicated to growing its plant.
Solesis Costa Rica

Solesis To Open First Manufacturing Site In Costa Rica

Solesis will begin operations in the spring of 2025 in the Greenpark Free Trade Zone, the first environmentally sustainable industrial park and Free Trade Zone in Latin America.
Intel Costa Rica

Intel To Invest $1.2B In Costa Rica

Over the next two years, U.S. chip manufacturer Intel is planning to invest $1.2 billion in Costa Rica, where it employs 3,300 workers.
Bridgestone Costa Rica

Bridgestone Investing $250M In Costa Rica Tire Plant Expansion

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.
Coloplast Costa Rica 

Coloplast Plans $80M Medical Devices Plant Expansion In Costa Rica 

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 company expanding in Costa Rica

Biomerics Investing $9.5M In Second Costa Rica Plant

Medical device contract manufacturer Biomerics will create approximately 250 new jobs in Cartago, Costa Rica this year, reaching 1,000 by 2024.

U.S. Tech Firm Helm360 Expands Operations In Costa Rica

Global tech innovator Helm360 will continue to expand its Costa Rican operations with a new $3.5 million facility in Pérez Zeledón.
Costa Rica

Bayer To Invest $200M In Pharmaceutical Plant In Costa Rica

For Bayer, Costa Rica offers an excellent and strategic location, paired with qualified talent, sustainability policies, and the conditions necessary for private investment.
Alajuela, Costa Rica

Samtec Hiring 150 Workers, Donating Funds And Face Masks In Costa Rica

The advanced manufacturing company will donate 800 N95 face masks to Costa Rican health authorities and $25,000 for buying diagnostic kits and tests.
Amazon Costa Rica

Amazon Bringing 2,000 New Jobs To Costa Rica

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.
manufacturing

Manufacturing: Technology, Automation Drive Global Change

Malaysia retains its position as the most attractive manufacturing market, according to new Cushman & Wakefield analysis.

Mexico: Loving Free Trade Ever Since NAFTA

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).
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Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
Business Facilities May / June 2024 issue, Supply Chain Strategies

May / June 2024 Issue: Looking A Few Steps Ahead

Business Facilities' May / June 2024 issue focuses on site selection and supply chain strategies. Plus, foreign direct investment, the automotive industry, and our 2024 EDO Award winners.

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Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

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