Bayer Opened Its First Medical Devices Plant in Costa Rica

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Bayer logo. (PRNewsFoto/Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health)

Costa Rica Business – The Bayer Group opened a plant for the production of a non-reversible permanent contraceptive device today, with an investment of US$12 million and an initial employment generation for up to 75 people.

Bayer logo. (PRNewsFoto/Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health)

The plant, located in the Zona Franca Metropolitana in Barreal de Heredia covers about 1,400 square meters, dedicated to the assembly of this medical device and has the ISO 13485 certification, which will allow Bayer to market this product in Europe and Canada. It also has the approval of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sell it in the United States.

The opening ceremony was attended by the President of the Republic, Luis Guillermo Solis, as well as senior officials of the export sector and the medical industry of the country, who highlighted the presence of Bayer as a leading innovator and technology company.

The President noted that the new investment of Bayer represents the confidence of companies with excellent international reputation in our economy.

“We are proud that such a prominent international company like Bayer has decided to invest in our country to expand its operations in the manufacturing of medical devices which demonstrates its confidence in the Costa … continue reading

Via:: Costa Rican Times