• Almac Group Announces Further Global Expansion as it Secures New Premises in Republic of Ireland
    Craigavon based global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organisation, Almac Group, has secured new premises in Dundalk, County Louth to support its ongoing global expansion plans in response to increased client demand.
  • Kellton Tech to establish its EMEA HQ in Drogheda, creating 100 jobs
    Kellton Tech Solutions Limited, a global IT company is to establish its EMEA headquarters in Drogheda, Co. Louth, creating 100 jobs over five years.
  • Prometric Invests Nearly €1 Million for Research Partnership with Dublin City University
    U.S.-based testing company Prometric, which has invested more than €75 million in Ireland over 10 years of operation, was joined today by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, TD, Minister for Business & Employment, Ged Nash TD, Dublin City University (DCU) and IDA Ireland (IDA) for joint announcements covering a three-year research partnership with DCU, valued at almost €1million and 40 new jobs for Dundalk. In all, Prometric will invest more than €3.5 million to expand its County Louth presence and partner with DCU. This project is supported by the Department of Jobs through IDA Ireland.
  • PayPal announces 400 extra jobs at its European Operations Centre in Dundalk
    “This is great news for Dundalk and the North East region. Dundalk is a very important site in our global operations for supporting our customers. We are already ahead of schedule in recruiting our first 1,000 teammates, thanks to our continued expansion, together with the high-calibre people we have already employed."
    Louise Phelan
    Vice President of Global Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa for PayPal
  • ‘Connect and Invest - Dundalk’ a new marketing initiative to promote Dundalk and the North East region
    ‘Connect and Invest – Dundalk’ is an interactive experience designed for use on tablet, smartphone and pc. Information on location, education, lifestyle and existing IDA and indigenous companies is provided through rich images, video and text and will be continuously updated. The website allows IDA executives to showcase Dundalk in face-to-face client meetings.
  • BD Celebrates 50 Years in Drogheda with New Jobs & €16M Investment
    Our additional and ongoing investment in our Drogheda facility reflects BD’s commitment to our associates, the local community and advancing the manufacture of high-quality products that contribute to the health and well-being of patients worldwide.  To be in operation for 50 years is a great testament to the workforce in Drogheda and I am extremely grateful for the contributions of the many associates who have worked with us since we opened our doors in Ireland.
    Jerry Hurwitz
    Senior Vice President, Human Resources, BD
  • Wellman celebrates 40 years in Co Cavan with an Investment Proposal for Facility upgrade
    Following an in-depth strategic review with our parent company, we are very pleased to be making this investment announcement on our 40th anniversary which will enable us to manufacture a higher value product portfolio and maintain our current level of employment on site. I would like to acknowledge the significant contribution of the workforce who continue to deliver focused effort, commitment and flexibility through this transformation process.
    Frank Gleeson
    Managing Director
  • National Pen creates 200 permanent jobs in Dundalk
    "We celebrated 25 years of business in Dundalk last year and moved to a new custom designed facility to accommodate the growth of our international business and the demand for our products.   Ireland is a great location from which to service our global markets. We have enjoyed a very positive experience in Ireland over the years due to the pro-business environment, the availability of skilled staff and the support of IDA Ireland.”  
    Peter Kelly
    Senior Vice President of National Pen
  • Taoiseach & Minister of State Visit Becton Dickinson in Drogheda
    This investment in Drogheda is part of the Company’s investment strategy for Ireland, which has also seen more than €34 million invested in our other plant in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Our company is dedicated to helping all people live healthy lives.”
    Cormac Reynolds
    Director, Diabetes Care Manufacturing, BD in Ireland
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