The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced that Bausch+ Lomb, a leading global eye health company, plans to invest €75M in extra manufacturing capacity at its Waterford facility.The investment, supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland, is expected to generate 125 additional jobs by the end of 2017 and will provide the Waterford facility with capacity to meet expected demand for its Biotrue ONEday range of contact lenses.
Agora Publishing, a group of global publishing companies with offices in over a dozen countries, announced today it is set to significantly expand its operations in the South East.The project is being supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland. The companies, which located their lifestyle publishing operation International Living to Waterford in 1998, are to establish a multilingual contact centre and a technology services centre in Waterford, adding 100 new jobs over three years.
FeedHenry, a provider of cloud-based mobile enterprise application solutions, has announced that it has secured â¬7M ($9M) in a funding round led by Intel Capital and that it plans to create 100 jobs over the next two years, with the majority located in its Waterford and Dublin offices. The investment was confirmed as Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Minister, Richard Bruton TD, and the new investors visited the Waterford office where the core research and development work is carried out in the 40-person company.
100 new tech jobs were announced today for County Waterford in a major boost for the area as three-year-old Irish technology company nearForm officially opened its new headquarters in Tramore.The announcement was made by nearForm co-founders, chief executive officer (CEO) Cian Ó Maidín and chief technology officer (CTO) Richard Rodger. Speaking at the launch of the new offices, Cian said, "It's a really proud day for us to announce these high-end jobs for Tramore. We were strongly urged by many parties to relocate to the U.S. We chose to stay here and build our company in a place where we wanted to raise our families. Our growth to 35 staff over the last three years has vindicated this decision. We look forward to growing in Tramore and hiring local and international expertise to share in our journey."
Nypro to Establish a Medical Device Manufacturing Facility in Waterford With the Creation of Over 200 New Jobs
Nypro Healthcare is to establish an additional state of the art medical device manufacturing facility in Ireland. This newly established facility in Waterford will result in the creation of over 200 new high quality jobs in phase 1 which is expected to increase in subsequent years. The investment is supported by theDepartment of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.