EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Southern and Eastern


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations
Number Employed: 2000
Group: Pfizer

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-09-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer recently announced that it is to expand its Dublin plant, with 200 extra jobs to be created over the next five years. The Dublin plant currently employs about 150 people and produces a number of products, including an antibiotic, a breast cancer drug and a treatment for yeast infection.