Thursday 30 July 2015

VistaMed creating 125 jobs, investing €7m in Leitrim

Published 30/05/2014 | 11:48

Richard Bruton hailed the expansion of VistaMed's research and manufacturing facilities in Leitrim
Richard Bruton hailed the expansion of VistaMed's research and manufacturing facilities in Leitrim

MEDICAL devices company VistaMed is creating 125 jobs and investing €7m in Leitrim.

The announcement was made at the official opening of VistaMed’s new state-of-the-art extension to its Carrick-on-Shannon while positions are also being created in Roosky.

The company is a catheter and extrusion provider to the global medical device industry and a Helix Medical joint venture partner.

“Medical technologies is a key sector which we have targeted as part of our Action Plan for Jobs, and in particular we have sought to support the growth of a strong cluster of Irish companies in this area," said Richard Bruton, jobs minister.

"VistaMed is a great example of an Irish company, with world-class product offering, performing strongly in highly competitive global markets and employing large numbers of people in Co Leitrim."

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