IMSTec to Set Up R&D Center, New Jobs Coming

Published: Jan 29, 2013

Kinsale is set to benefit from 35 new high-quality jobs with the announcement that German pharmaceutical solutions manufacturer IMSTec is to set up a service support and R&D centre in the West Cork town. The announcement was made by Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton as part of a wider announcement of 147 new jobs from US and European companies for Cork and Dublin in the ICT, medical technology, financial services the digital media and, life sciences sectors. IMSTec provides manufacturing solutions to some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies, who themselves are already based in Ireland, such as Allergan, Boston Scientific and Abbott. The company has cited Ireland’s positioning in relation to the US and Europe as one of the reasons for locating here which it is hoped will help the company to develop new clients and grow further.

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