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Wexford’s largest employer Integer hoping to expand its New Ross site


Staff at Integer in New Ross.

Staff at Integer in New Ross.

Staff at Integer in New Ross.


In a further positive sign for the continued growth of Co Wexford’s largest employer – Integer in New Ross – the company has submitted a planning application for a significant extension on site.

On July 14 Integer trading as Lake Region Medical Limited submitted a planning application to New Ross Municipal District council for a two-storey extension at its Butlersland facility, where almost 1,000 people are employed.

The company proposes to build a two-storey (335 sqm) extension to the rear of the existing building. inclusive of two new doors.

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This newspaper recently reported about how the company imported expensive equipment from America to expand its services in the town.

Senior Director of Operations Pauline Oakes, said at the time: “Integer continually reviews its global footprint requirements to meet future growth. We are experiencing unprecedented demand in our New Ross operations for the innovative products we design and produce that enhance the lives of patients worldwide.

“To support this increased demand, we are currently making investments in additional manufacturing equipment in our New Ross facility.”

Formerly called Lake Region, Integer opened in Butlersland, New Ross, in 1995. It has been growing its operations and staff ever since.

In 2018 the company submitted a similar planning application, which included plans to extend to the side, as well as to the rear of the building.