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Merit Medical Systems Inc (Ireland)

Merit Medical Systems Inc (Ireland)

Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: West; Border, Midland and Western


Sector: Manufacturing
Other manufacturing, and repair and installation of machinery and equipment
32 - Other manufacturing
Number Employed: 170
Group: Merit Medical Systems Inc (US)

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-06-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 230

Additional Information

US medical technology company, Merit Medical Systems Inc. plans to recruit an additional 230 staff at its Galway base over the next five years. Merit currently employs 170 people in Galway. It makes devices used to diagnose and treat heart disease, including catheters, guidewires, needles, safety products and drug infusion devices.