Medtronic to invest $6M, create 150 jobs in Puerto Rico expansion

Mon, 12/23/2013 - 2:58pm
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Medtronic plans to boost its footprint in Puerto Rico with a $6 million expansion that will bring 150 new jobs to the Isla del Encanto.

Medtronic to invest $6M, create 150 jobs in Puerto Rico expansionMedtronic is launching a 3-year, $6 million project to boost its footprint on Puerto Rico, in a move that is slated to bring some 150 new jobs to the Caribbean island, according to Gov. Alejandro García Padilla.

"Medtronic's expansion, investment, job creation and technological renovation demonstrate that this administration is fulfilling its commitment to strengthen our manufacturing industry, a sector that produces thousands of high-paying jobs, a vast majority of our exports and a significant portion of our gross domestic product," García Padilla said in prepared remarks.



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