• Element Six announces 100 job expansion as part of €7million investment
    Element Six, a world leader in synthetic diamond super-materials and member of The De Beers Group of Companies, has today announced the creation of a further 100 jobs at its Shannon facility as part of a €7million investment at the plant this year.
  • BD Announces Plans For New R&D Facility In Ireland
    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today announced its plans to open a new research and development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick and bring 100 new jobs to the city.
  • ACI Worldwide Opens State-of-the-Art European Data Centre
    ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced the opening of its new European data centre.
  • Technical Support Services company Trusource Labs to establish International Operations Centre in Limerick, creating 134 jobs
    Technical Support Services company Trusource Labs is to establish an International Operations Centre in Limerick, creating 134 jobs over three years.
  • Casa Systems Establishes International Operations in Limerick
    Casa Systems, Inc. (Casa), a worldwide leader in next-generation ultra- broadband access technology, announced today that it has established international operations in Limerick, creating 50+ new jobs over 3 years.
  • WP Engine expands global presence with new Innovation and Technical Support Centre in Ireland
    WP Engine, a company that powers amazing digital experiences for websites and applications built on the WordPress platform announced the opening of its new Technical Support & Innovation Centre in Limerick today, which is expected to create 100 jobs over three years and further support WP Engine’s surging customer base across EMEA.
  • Fazzi Healthcare Services to establish a healthcare services and coding centre in Limerick, creating 300 jobs over the next five years
    Fazzi Healthcare Services has established a new Irish based coding and healthcare services company in Limerick, creating 300 jobs over five years.
  • Biomaterial and polymer technology company Ortec Inc. to establish a European HQ, Manufacturing & Operations Centre in Newcastle West creating up to 110 jobs
    Ortec Inc., a leading biomaterial and polymer technology company serving the life sciences industry, today announced it is to establish a European Headquarters, Manufacturing and Operations Centre in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, creating up to 110 skilled engineering and science jobs in the region over the next several years once the plant is operational.
  • Enterprise Ireland and IDA Joint Trade Mission in Ireland opens doors for Irish SMEs with Irish based multinationals
    The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today begins a two-day Trade and Investment Mission to Athlone, Sligo and Limerick organised by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland as part of their joint ‘Global Sourcing’ initiative. The objective is to maximise sales opportunities for Irish SMEs with multinational companies (MNCs) based in Ireland.
  • First Data to Establish Research & Development Hub in Ireland
    First Data announced today that it intends to establish a research and development center in Ireland that will house up to 300 highly skilled employees to centralize work on a number of the company’s leading technology platforms.
  • Opening of Uber’s Centre of Excellence in Limerick, supporting more than 30 cities globally
    Uber’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Thomas Street, Limerick was officially opened today. The Centre will become a major hub of Uber’s support organisation across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, driving innovation and service excellence for the community of users in the region.
  • Regeneron Announces an Additional $350 Million Investment and 200 New Jobs in Limerick by End-2017
    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: REGN) a leading science-driven biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it is investing an additional $350 million in its Limerick Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS) bioprocessing campus and will add another 200 jobs, bringing the total expected job creation in the Limerick area to 500 jobs and total investment to $650 million by the end of 2017.
  • Uber Announces Centre Of Excellence In Limerick, Creating Jobs And Investment In The City
    Uber to create 150 jobs by the end of 2015 in Limerick city. Uber to invest €4m in the city as it looks to strengthen its customer services team.
  • World’s Largest Aircraft Leasing Company AerCap announce new positions across various disciplines as first Airbus A350 touches down in Ireland
    AerCap, a global leader in aviation leasing with operations in Dublin and Shannon, has created over 100 new highly skilled jobs in Ireland. These are high end roles created across various disciplines including Sales and Marketing, Aircraft Technical, Legal, Contracts Management, Finance and Treasury.
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision Care expands Limerick Operation
    Johnson & Johnson Vision Care operating as Vistakon Ireland is to invest over €100 million in the expansion of its manufacturing operations at its site in the National Technology Park, Plassey, Limerick.
  • Regeneron ‘Builds for Growth’ with 150 Hires to Date in Limerick
    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing biopharmaceutical companies in the United States, today announced it has hired its 150th employee for its Limerick facility, as it completes its first of a multi-year construction and development programme for the site.
  • Dell Creates 100 R&D roles in Ireland to drive Innovation and Digital Transformation Globally
    Dell today announced that it is creating 100 new Innovation Technology R&D roles at its Limerick Campus. This investment in digital innovation will support the company’s ongoing technology transformation enhancing the end to end sales, customer and partner experience. Today’s investment builds on an announcement in October which saw 60 Dell Commerce Services roles created at the R&D Centre in Dublin, to drive the transformation of Dell’s online platform. With the creation of the two Centres Ireland will become a central development hub for Dell’s Innovation Technology team.
  • Northern Trust Announce 300 New Jobs at its Limerick Office
    Northern Trust announced that the company is to expand its operations in Limerick by creating up to 300 new jobs over the next three years.
  • IDA Ireland Aiming to Win 80,000 FDI Jobs and 40% Rise in Investments in Five-Year Strategy
    IDA IRELAND, the government agency responsible for attracting inward investment, has announced ambitious targets to boost Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Ireland by over 40%, creating 80,000 new jobs in the economy over the next five years.
  • The viagogo Group announces plans to double workforce in Ireland at opening of new Operations Centre in Limerick
    The viagogo Group, which operates www.viagogo.com, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, intends to double its workforce in Ireland over the next three years, taking it from 100 to over 200 employees.
  • AMAX Celebrates Grand Opening of Ireland Manufacturing Facility
    AMAX, a leading manufacturer of dynamic Data Center & Cloud, custom Server Appliance and High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions, today announced the grand opening of its European manufacturing facility at Western Business Park in Shannon, Ireland. The facility will provide a hundred jobs over the next five years in production, warehousing, finance and sales in the local community.
  • FDI boosting construction sector: A story from Limerick
    While foreign investment has obvious direct benefits, Ireland's currently strong FDI performance is producing very significant economic benefits all over the country, particularly for the construction industry. One of the most clear examples of this is in the city of Limerick, in the south-west region of Ireland.
  • Investment by Information Technology Shared Services, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. Creates 100 new jobs in Limerick
    Information Technology Shared Services, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., plans to create up to 100 new jobs through the creation of a Development Centre at the National Technology Park, Plassey, Limerick.
  • IDA welcomes Genworth Financial Inc. to its new business premises in Shannon
    IDA Ireland today welcomed the global financial security company Genworth Financial Inc. to its new, larger premises in Westpark Business Campus in Shannon.
  • ITW Filtertek to add 35 new jobs in manufacturing expansion in Newcastle West
    Filtertek Ireland, an ITW Medical company, is set to expand its operations, adding 35 new manufacturing roles over five years, bringing total employment to nearly 100 people.
  • Canada’s Optel Vision to Create 140 New Roles in Major Expansion in Limerick
    Optel Vision, a leading Canadian company specialising in Track&Trace and vision inspection solutions for the manufacturing industries, is to create 140 new jobs in Limerick as part of a new European expansion
  • viagogo Group establishes New Operations Centre in Limerick, Ireland
    We reviewed many locations for our latest operations centre but we chose Limerick for its reputation as a place of excellence and local talent. We have already recruited in the tens but numbers are expected to reach the hundreds in due course.  The primary role of our international customer services team is to ensure that all of our customers have a great experience when buying or selling event tickets, wherever they are in the world.
    Edward Parkinson
    Operations Manager for the viagogo Group
  • Ireland named Best Country to invest in Western Europe
    Site Selection is pleased to present its sixth annual Best to Invest rankings of nations and metro areas for investment-attraction activity in 2013. The national Investment Promotion Agencies and metro areas recognized here were particularly successful in 2013 at attracting capital investment projects — both expansions of existing facilities and new projects — from investors at home and abroad.
  • IDA Announces Investment by Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland in New Manufacturing Facility in Limerick
    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
  • Regeneron Plans to Establish a World-Class Biopharmaceutical Production Facility in Limerick
    “Ireland has a highly educated work force and a strong biopharma industry while the Irish Government has an unparalleled commitment to education and training for pharmaceutical manufacturing, quality assurance, quality control and supply logistics.”
    Van Plew
    Senior VP & GM of Industrial Operations and Product Supply
  • Minister Bruton announces that Worldwide TechServices is to establish a European Operations Centre in Limerick with the creation of 62 new jobs.
    Limerick was chosen for this operation due to its excellent skills base, established technology cluster and connectivity to the Boston area and excellent reach capacity into mainland Europe. I look forward to the growth of WWTS in Ireland.
    Donna Martin
    Chief Operations Officer with WWTS
  • Vistakon Ireland invests over €100m in Limerick facility
    “Limerick was chosen for this strategically important investment because of its track record over many years in providing quality products and excellent customer service to markets around the globe. I would like to acknowledge IDA Ireland which is a key partner for us in our ongoing growth and development."
    Paul Connolly
    Vice President of Manufacturing, Vistakon Global Supply Chain
  • Recent Announcements Galway, News and Announcements Galway, Emerging Companies
    “Ireland is a great place to locate an emerging business and expand it rapidly. The 5 companies in today’s announcement will benefit from access to a highly-skilled labour pool as well as a top class communications infrastructure – amongst other things.”
    Barry O'Leary
    CEO of IDA Ireland
  • 400 new Northern Trust Jobs in Limerick by 2017
    Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD and Clive Bellows, Country Head Ireland at Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) today announced that the company is to expand its Limerick operation by creating up to 400 new jobs over the next five years. The expansion is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
  • ZMDI establishes R&D centre in Limerick
    After considering a number of global locations for this strategically important R&D centre, we decided that Limerick was the perfect fit for our company due to the research expertise in the University of Limerick, the availability of engineering skills, the cluster of many leading players in electronics in the region and the support of IDA Ireland.
    Bernhard Huber ZMDI’s Business Line Manager
  • Teleflex Medical OEM in Limerick to expand manufacturing capability
    Expanding our capacity will enable Teleflex Medical Limerick to continue our success and serve as a key partner with our OEM customers. Our business has been strengthened over the years with IDA support, and this is yet another example of how IDA helps us invest in the future.
    Ed Boarini
    Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Teleflex Medical OEM
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