The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Minister for Finance has reported that Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland ( Johnson & Johnson), is planning to develop a EUR80mn state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, providing approximately 270 jobs at the National Technology Park, Limerick, Ireland.
Ethicon is a worldwide leader in haemostasis and sealing solutions. Recruitment is already under way for the positions which are expected to be filled over the next five years. It is anticipated that the 60,000 sqft facility will be completed by 2015. The new Limerick facility will manufacture Evarrest sealant matrix, a novel product that aids in stopping bleeding during surgery.