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Edwards Lifesciences invests $100 million to expand in Costa Rica

Christian Fernsby |
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation expanded its presence in Costa Rica with a $100 million investment and the addition of 500 new jobs by the end of 2020.

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The brand new facility is located in La Lima Industrial Park in Cartago and has an extension of 274,000 square feet.

This new building joins the existing one within the same industrial park to collectively expand the capability to produce finished products, in addition to the processes that has been on operation since 2017.

The company will continue to focus in Cardiac Implantable products, used for patient treatment at medical facilities around the world. The company established operations in Costa Rica in 2016, as an additional facility in its network that includes locations in the United States and Singapore.

Edwards Lifesciences in Costa Rica expects to grow to approximately 1100 employees at the end of 2020.

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