Midland; Border, Midland and Western
Location of affected unit(s):
Other manufacturing, and repair and installation of machinery and equipment
32 - Other manufacturing
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Planned Job Creation:
An American medical devices multinational, Abiomed, is to create 250 new jobs over the next 18 months in a new plant in Athlone in the Irish Midlands.
The plant will manufacture a product for patients suffering acute heart failure. Abiomed is based in Massachusetts, and specialises in medical technologies designed to assist or replace the pumping of the heart.
06-08-2008The Irish Times