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Modular Automation announces creation of 100 jobs

Written by Robert McHugh, on 12th Dec 2019. Posted in Ireland

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Modular Automation, a global supplier of automation solutions for MedTech multinationals, today announced plans to create 100 new jobs by 2023, supported by Enterprise Ireland.

The Irish business is dedicated to the MedTech manufacturing sector and has a customer base that includes Johnson and Johnson, Stryker and Boston Scientific.

The company also announced this week that it will expand its facility in Shannon, Co. Clare with the acquisition of 8 acres of land for future development and 60K sq. ft of ready to go production space.

The expansion will also include an Innovation Lab to demonstrate and develop the latest automation technologies which will facilitate their new and existing customers to remain competitive.

Speaking this week, Minister for Trade, Employment and Business Pat Breen said, "This expansion and the announcement today of 100 new high quality jobs is very welcome news for the Shannon area and illustrates the capacity of the Mid-West to become a regional hub for innovation and technology. I wish Modular Automation every success for the future."

Engineering Director at Modular Automation, Shane Cooke added, "This investment enables us to grow our technology and innovation programs focused around the development and implementation of advanced automation technologies. These are key enablers for our MedTech customers to advance their manufacturing processes and systems."

Source: www.businessworld.ie

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