South-West (IRL); Southern and Eastern
Location of affected unit(s):
Other manufacturing, and repair and installation of machinery and equipment
32 - Other manufacturing
Alcon Laboratories (US)
Type of Restructuring:
Foreseen End Date:
Planned Job Creation:
US eye care firm Alcon Laboratories has announced that it is to expand its Cork plant, investing over €20 million, and creating 186 new jobs. The expansion of the plant will result in a doubling of the existing workforce of 200 over the course of the next five years.
Alcon manufactures intraocular lens, a prosthetic lens that replaces the eye's natural lens after cataract surgery.
12-09-2008The Irish Times