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New training incentives

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The National Professional Technical Training Institute (INFOTEP), the National Free Zones  Council (CNZFE) and the Dominican Free Zones Association (Adozona) will strengthen training policies for staff required by foreign investors in the free zone parks. The measure is contained in the memorandum of understanding signed by the General Director of INFOTEP, Rafael Ovalles; Executive Director of the CNZFE, Luisa Fernández and the President of Adozona, Jose Contreras during a ceremony held at the headquarters of the training entity. Mr. Ovalles…

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Company presents competitive plans

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On Thursday, July 9, 2015 the seminar on “Electron Beam Sterilization” was presented by the British company Synergy Health. Synergy Health was founded in 1991 by Dr Richard Steeves with the introduction of surgical packs to reduce the infection rate of HIV in the operating theatres. Since then, a leader in the global services of sterilization of medical disposable devices and the sterilization of surgical instruments as well as the reusable clothing for operating theatres. Mr. Danny Rodriguez, of Edwards…

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Hospira’s Dominican Republic Team wins for the fifth time

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Hospira Dominican Republic was awarded as “Best All Around Site” at a global award ceremony, held in March this year at our Headquarter offices located in Lake Forest, Illinois. The award was granted on the basis of best practices in manufacturing processes and quality standards, ongoing projects, continuous improvement and customer service mindset. It was presented by David Endicott, Medical Devices President and Zena Kaufman, Senior Quality Vice President. Both leaders dedicated the recognition to the Plant Leadership Team and…

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Edwards Lifesciences, Operational Excellence Award

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About 3 years ago, our team began a process with the intention to transform our manufacturing plant; to move from being an operation that wasn’t adding all its available value, to a world class operation. We had situations like: Challenges in Quality, Service, a poor commitment environment, lack of “accountability” and Impact of credibility and confidence in our plant. After accepting this challenge, with a focus on being responsible and our desire of wanting to make a difference, for the…

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José Tomás Contreras, new president of ADOZONA

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PIISA Industrial Park is proud to announce that our Executive Vice President, José Tomás Contreras, with more than 20 years of experience in the industry has been elected by The Assembly of the Dominican Association of Free Zones (ADOZONA) as the new president of that institution during the period 2015-2017. Speaking on behalf of the new management team of ADOZONA, Contreras said: “The Free Zone sector has been experiencing a remarkable recovery after the mid-2000s debacle caused by the entry…

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PIISA Fire Station

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On March 12, 2015 PIISA Industrial Park , the Association of Industries and Companies of Haina and South Region, the City Council of Bajos de Haina , The Fire Department of Bajos de Haina and the Association for Aid to the Fire Department of Haina signed an agreement where the installation of a Fire Department Detachment within the industrial park is approved. With this new achievement, PIISA Industrial Park will enable companies located in the park, as well as surrounding…

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Packaging Seminar in Dominican Republic

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During the past decade, the Dominican Republic has experienced significant growth in medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing. In fact, it is now home to one of the largest and most competitive clusters of medical device manufacturing in Latin America with 27 multinational corporations employing more than 20,000 people. Currently, 61 lines of medical device products manufactured in the Dominican Republic are exported to 85 countries around the world. On January 20, 2015, more than 40 packaging engineers gathered in the…

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