Medtronic expands Swiss-based European HQ

March 29, 2000

Minneapolis-based Medtronic is spending $31 million to expand its European headquarters and production facilities in the Swiss state of Vaud. Medtronic supplies equipment for treating cardiac, vascular, neurologic, and spinal conditions.The project

Minneapolis-based Medtronic is spending $31 million to expand its European headquarters and production facilities in the Swiss state of Vaud. Medtronic supplies equipment for treating cardiac, vascular, neurologic, and spinal conditions.

The project brings Medtronic’s total investment in its Swiss facilities to $67 million. The expansion will add 200 new jobs, double Medtronic’s production capacity, provide a training center, and add room for administrative personnel, said Barry Wilson, Medtronic’s president of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.