Costa Rica has in recent years become a hotbed for medical device OEMs that serve the Latin America market, and with that come suppliers to those OEMs. The most recent expansion announcement comes from molder and contract manufacturer GW Plastics (Bethel, VT), which has established a majority-owned joint venture with Corprosemm Corp. (Cartago, Costa Rica). The joint venture, GW Plastics Cartago, is located in the Cartago-Techno Park Free Trade Zone, 16 miles southeast of San Jose, Costa Rica.
"We are delighted to form a partnership with Corprosemm and are committed to meeting the global outsourcing needs of our healthcare customers," said President and CEO Brenan Riehl. "A manufacturing location in Costa Rica will allow us to more effectively support our customers in Latin America."...