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OKAY Industries is proud to announce that its Costa Rican facility has received the PYME Award of Excellence in Innovation and Technology from the Costa Rica Chamber of Industries for
With the award, OKAY also received a $3,000 grant, which was provided by the Consejo Nacional para Investigaciones (CONICIT). The funds will assist OKAY Industries Costa Rica in its strategic growth, as it expands its partnerships with medical device companies.
“The Award for Excellence allows us to advance even further. Our processes are collaborative, allowing each employee to contribute his or her ‘grain of sand’. We are eighty employees committed to innovation and operational excellence”, said Mario Chaves, General Manager of OKAY Industries Costa Rica.
When it opened in 2012, OKAY’s Costa Rican facility had a total of five employees, which has quickly grown to a dynamic group of eighty people manufacturing highly-precise, complex metal and plastic components and assemblies for medical devices.
“Customers benefit from our expert engineering and high-tech equipment. We are recognized for new and innovative solutions, as well as quality and stability in the processes we have,” continued Chaves.
OKAY Industries fosters innovation through a continuous improvement program that empowers employees to share their ideas for process improvement in all areas of business.
“The world is changing rapidly – what is innovative today, is a necessity tomorrow. It’s why we are constantly analyzing the new opportunities that technology gives us to do things faster and more efficiently,” Chaves said.