Medical Company To Expand Manufacturing Facility

A global biopharmaceutical company has announced it will expand its medical device manufacturing facility in Sligo.

AbbVie will create 50 jobs over the next four years at its facility in Ballytivnan via a €40 million investment.

The expansion is supported by the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and was announced by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Employment Richard Bruton.

AbbVie's investment in Ballytivnan and broader manufacturing operations in the country has reached a total of over €134 million since 2013.

The facility development in Sligo includes building expansion, facility upgrade and remodelling along with new equipment.

Minister Bruton said: "AbbVie is a world-leading medical devices company, and the news that it is investing a further €40million in its Sligo facility and creating 50 extra jobs is a great boost for the North West."


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