Oscor Inc., a medical device manufacturer that has been increasing
research over the last three years, is now expanding to Palm Harbor and
bringing 70 new
high-paying jobs to the Tampa Bay region.
Pinellas County won
the location for Oscor
expansion over Minneapolis.
Oscor not only
researches new medical
devices, it also designs, develops, manufactures and markets them too.
produces specialized implantable cardiac pacing leads, venuous access
systems and diagnostic catheters, and sells them in more than 35
New medical devices undergoing research include: the
Adelante Introducers Series, and a new line of interventional coronary
and peripheral vascular diagnostic catheters and introducer sheaths.
is helping make Oscor's expansion possible using state-funded programs
. This program makes it possible for
expansion by offsetting the cost for Oscor.
The Governor's Office
of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development
, Enterprise Florida
, and Pinellas County
with QTI help businesses in Florida bring high paying jobs with a
high-skill level to Pinellas County. The companies receive tax
for every new job created.
Pinellas won out because of its
central Florida location, the pool of talent in the Tampa Bay region and
The 50,000-square-feet building picked
for the expansion fits Oscor's needs and has a large section of
land that the company plans to use for future expansion.
To view current job openings at Oscor, visit the company website
Writer: Mandy Erfourth
Stacey Swank, Pinellas County Economic Development