Natus Medical Incorporated announced yesterday the expansion of operations in Gort, County Galway with an official opening of a new Distribution Centre Located in the IDA Business Park.
The new Distribution Centre is a custom-built 22,000 square foot facility that expands the existing Natus facility in Gort to over 66,000 square feet.
Along with a multi-million dollar investment in the development of the new facility in Gort, the company expects, as previously announced, to hire an initial 25 employees to support the facility expansion in the coming months, with further plans to increase the current workforce from 125 to 200 employees within 3 years.
The new roles will support all areas of the business, from production, quality, regulatory, manufacturing, engineering, customer service, finance and supply chain.
Speaking at the official opening yesterday, Minister of State for Natural Resources, Community Affairs & Digital Development, Sean Canney said, "This expansion, adding a significant number of extra jobs in the coming years, will be of substantial added benefit to the local economy. The contribution made by Sean and his team to the company’s development in Gort is to be commended and I wish them every success in the future."
CEO of Natus Medical Incorporated, Jonathan Kennedy added, "Our Gort facility is an essential part of the Natus global manufacturing and distribution network, and this expansion will allow us to grow in a location that offers an advanced infrastructure, a high-performance culture and top-level talent. Natus brands have been setting the standard for patient care for over eighty years and we look forward to supporting our customers’ evolving needs with our expanded presence in Ireland."