Cook Medical Invests $21 Million in Limerick R&D Operation; New Jobs Ahead  
1/9/2012 7:57:17 AM

The largest privately owned medical device company in the world Cook Medical is to invest up to €16.5m over four years in a new R&D operation in Limerick. Established in Limerick in 1996, Cook Medical's Irish operation has grown from eight employees to more than 630, becoming one of the leading medical device employers in the country. This new R&D investment will focus on two projects: the establishment of a state-of-the-art research and development laboratory and enhancement of Cook Ireland's position as a global design centre for the development of self-expanding stents and delivery devices.