September 30, 2020
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50 new high-end jobs for Waterford as company makes city its global HQ

Fifty new high-end jobs will be created in Waterford over the next three years.

ARTeSYN Biosolutions, the manufacturer of single-use solutions for biopharma processing, is to significantly expand its Waterford operations at its facilities in the Six Cross Roads Business Park.

The company, which has invested over €1m in its manufacturing and cleanroom facilities, currently employs 24 people in Waterford.

Welcoming the news, Waterford TD and Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development John Halligan said: “This significant investment and creation of 50 new jobs by ARTeSYN Biosolutions is great news for the company, its staff and prospective employees and is further evidence that Waterford is a great place in
which to invest, work and live.

“The Government is fully committed to regional development and ensuring every region benefits from employment gains. Today’s announcement demonstrates, once again, that the South East is an attractive location with much to offer investors.”

Jonathan Downey, Operations Director of ARTeSYN’s Waterford Headquarters, added: “This is a great development for ARTeSYN Biosolutions and marks a significant expansion of our Waterford manufacturing operations which allows us to ensure that we can increasingly support our global biotechnology customers in the development and production of next generation therapies to treat and cure serious illnesses.

“Having our global headquarters in Waterford illustrates the confidence that companies like ours, with a global footprint, have in Ireland. Our expansion plans, although ambitious, are achievable through the support of the Irish manufacturing ecosystem and we are looking forward to the further development of our manufacturing operations at our Irish and European facilities.”

 

Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating KilkennyNow.ie, WaterfordNow.ie and WicklowNow.ie. He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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