200 New Jobs Created by Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (MMSI)  
5/17/2012 9:08:57 AM

The Taoiseach officially launched the Merit Medical expansion, opening a €20m IDA supported facility. The medical devices company, Merit Medical, is in Galway since 1996 and currently employs 379 people. Copperfasten Technologies was supported by Enterprise Ireland. The extra 200 jobs in Merit Medical will bring the workforce to well over 500. The jobs will be in research and development, operations support and manufacturing. Over one third are graduate positions. Merit is a leading manufacturer of medical devices used mainly in the areas of cardiology, radiology and endoscopy.