Tag: manufacturing

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85 new jobs are created as BD expands its Wexford medtech manufacturing facility.

With locations in Dublin, Drogheda, and Limerick, BD has been an employer in Ireland for many years. It has invested €4 million in a new R&D facility in Dublin.

The medtech multinational BD has revealed that it would be making two major multimillion-euro investments in its businesses in Ireland.

The corporation is investing €30 million in enlarging its Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, manufacturing site. In order to simplify the production of medical technology by BD’s Peripheral Intervention business unit, it plans to construct an extra 40,000 square feet of space.

According to the business, the investment would bring more than 85 new jobs to Wexford.

Along with the Wexford investment, BD also marked the opening of its new €4 million research and development facility in Blackrock, County Dublin.

The commercialisation of BD’s first on-body injector technology will be the main focus of the Dublin centre. The staff will collaborate closely with the 300-person Limerick R&D site, which houses BD’s other R&D facility.

At the inauguration ceremony for the Dublin building, BD shared the news about the Wexford expansion and job openings.

Since 1964, BD has operated in Ireland. Since then, it has opened four facilities across the nation, employing more than 1,100 personnel. The government is funding this new investment through IDA Ireland.

In 2021, BD increased both the size of its Drogheda presence and the size of its Limerick R&D facility, adding a total of over 200 positions to both.

Find out more about BD in Ireland.

BD, Dublin, manufacturing, Medical device, Medtech, WEXFORD

300 jobs to be created as US pharma giant Eli Lilly announces €400 million investment in new Limerick hub.

Eli Lilly plans to invest €400 million in a new manufacturing plant in Limerick, and more than 300 new jobs are expected to be created as a result of the proposed project, which will employ highly skilled workers such as engineers, scientists, and operations personnel. A further 500 individuals will be hired on a temporary basis to help build the facility. The plant will be utilized to generate biologic substances for use in the company’s various medicines.

The company is in the planning stages for an IDA Ireland facility it is acquiring in Raheen Business Park. It plans to begin building later this year, with a planned opening date of late 2025/early 2026. Edgardo Hernandez, Lilly’s head of manufacturing, stated that the company would begin hiring immediately.

Eli Lilly already has a large presence in Ireland, with a manufacturing factory in Kinsale, Co Cork, and a business center in Little Island, also in Cork, where it has been operating for 40 years. More than 2,300 people are employed at these locations.

The company stated that it chose Ireland and Limerick for the investment because of the highly qualified and dependable workforce that has emerged in the life sciences and biopharmaceutical manufacturing fields.

According to Micheál Coughlan, Managing Partner InterSearch Ireland “this is the first major jobs announcement in 2022 for the life sciences sector and will provide a welcome addition to the pharmaceutical cluster in the Midwest region”.

Eli Lilly, Limerick, manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals

Longford

Indian packaging manufacturer to create 100 jobs in Longford

Leetha Industries to establish manufacturing and supply operation in Co Longford

Written by Colin Gleeson

Reposted by InterSearch Ireland

 

Indian packaging manufacturer Leetha Industries is to create more than 100 jobs over the next three years with the establishment of a manufacturing and supply operation in Co Longford.

The company is partnering with Food Containers Manufacturing UK to establish a facility called Red Seal Cups, which will produce Leetha’s patented range of heat resistant packaging solutions for the UK and European marketplace.

For more on this, please click the link below

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/manufacturing/indian-packaging-manufacturer-to-create-100-jobs-in-longford-1.3494476

 

FDI, IDA, India, Investments, Ireland, jobs, Longford, manufacturing, Packaging

Finesse

Finesse Medical to create 200 jobs in Longford as part of expansion

Company was acquired by New York-listed Avery Dennison in a big deal last year

Written by Charlie Taylor

Reposted by InterSearch Ireland

 

Longford-based manufacturing company Finesse Medical, which was acquired by New York-listed Avery Dennison in a multimillion euro deal last May, is to create 200 jobs locally over the next four years.

The news was announced as its parent revealed plans to expand it medical product manufacturing operations at the Longford facility.

For more on this please click on the link below

https://www.irishtimes.com/business/health-pharma/finesse-medical-to-create-200-jobs-in-longford-as-part-of-expansion-1.3482771

Image (http://www.finessemedical.com)

Finesse, jobs, Longford, manufacturing, Medical device

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