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US mobile phone and electronic device group ZAGG International and CREGG Logistics are due to create up to 170 positions at their centre in the Shannon.

The companies produce screen shields for personal electronic devices including iPhones, mobile phones, and laptops.

ZAGG's parent operation has its headquarters in Utah and it will initially create 40 new jobs in sales and marketing, product design and administrative activities as part of a European expansion.

The company has partnered with new firm, CREGG Logistics that will produce and distribute the full range of products -- creating 130 new jobs over two years.