• AbbVie to Expand its Medical Device Operation in Sligo
    AbbVie (ABBV: NYSE) is creating 50 jobs and investing €40 million in expanding its development and manufacturing capacity at its Ballytivnan site in Sligo over the next four years. This is in addition to 75 jobs created at the site since AbbVie was launched in 2013.
  • AbbVie Opens Expanded Manufacturing Facility in Sligo, Ireland
    This investment represents our ongoing commitment to Sligo and Ireland as an important part of AbbVie’s biopharmaceutical manufacturing strategy.  Our presence here in Sligo dates back to 1974, and our success in Ireland is a credit to our dedicated staff and management. This expansion builds capacity for existing products and for potential therapies in our pipeline, such as our investigational, all-oral, interferon-free regimen for the treatment of adult patients with chronic genotype 1 (GT1) hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
    Azita Saleki-Gerhardt
    Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Operations, AbbVie.
  • Online retailer to create over 45 new jobs in Sligo
    ‘Overstock is an ambitious, dynamic and technology led company that is excited with the potential that Sligo and Ireland offers. The Irish development team will be involved centrally in many existing activities and will lead on several new and initiatives associated with our International expansion.’
    Steve Tryon
    SVP Human Capital Management & International Business at Overstock.com
  • 15-companies sign up for Ireland's first "Engineering Dojo"
    The stakeholders involved want to present the North West as the ‘home’ of certain disciplines within Engineering and to show that the region is responding to the needs of industry and taking the lead in this area to ensure that the region maintains its reputation as a great place to do business, specifically in manufacturing. Engineering Dojo will help us in the effort to reposition engineering as a significant part of the local economy.
    John Nugent
    IDA’s Regional Manager in the North West
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