Business Environment

Bausch and Lomb in Waterford

Bausch + Lomb currently employ over 1,100 people in Waterford, where it has had a manufacturing facility since 1980. The site is a multi-function complex which includes contact lenses and pharmaceutical manufacturing, research and development and surgical support. The main focus is on manufacturing contact lenses. During 2016, the facility is being expanded to 500,000 square feet in a €115 million investment programme.