Planned €80 million investment in new manufacturing facility, creating an expected 270 jobs and 150 temporary construction jobs

Monday, April 14th, 2014, Limerick: The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD today announced that Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, plans to develop an €80 million state-of-the-art manufacturing facility providing approximately 270 jobs at the National Technology Park, Plassey, Limerick.

Ethicon Biosurgery is a worldwide leader in hemostasis and sealing solutions. Recruitment is already underway for the positions which are expected to be filled over the next five years.  It is anticipated that the 60,000 square foot facility will be completed by 2015 and that an additional 150 temporary jobs will be created during construction.  The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.

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