The Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical technology firms, is to create hundreds of new jobs with a multi-million euro investment in Cork.
The company is to formally announce plans to build a global centre of excellence at Carrigtwohill this week.
The firm currently employs around 1,200 people in Ireland including 700 at two IDA sites in Carrigtwohill with a further 500 employed at a factory in Raheen, Limerick.
The Irish Examiner reports that the new plant is expected to be built before the end of the year and that it will create hundreds of jobs. Part of the remit of the new plant will be to build hip and knee replacements with 3D laser printing technology.