Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific’s history in Costa Rica began in 2003 with a workforce of 17 people. Since then, the company has evolved to become the largest employer in the medical device manufacturing industry in Costa Rica with more than 7,650 employees.

The company is currently the only medical device manufacturer with a presence in all four major provinces of the country: Alajuela, Heredia, Cartago, and San José.

Its main product categories include:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Heart Rate Management
  • Endoscopy
  • Urology
  • Neuromodulation
  • Peripheral Interventions

Electrophysiology Boston Scientific also maintains a significant presence in R&D operations in the country, with about 300 engineers dedicated to new product and patent development, prototyping, and R&D sustaining.

Relevant data:

  • Start of operations in 2003
  • 7,650 employees
  • 3 manufacturing facilities located in Alajuela, Heredia, and Cartago
  • Maintains a commercial operation in San José, Costa Rica
  • More than 1,000,000 sq. ft. between all its manufacturing facilities

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