Boost for Limerick as 80 new jobs are announced

80 new jobs are to be created in County Limerick following the announcement that Teleflex Medical OEM is to expand its manufacturing operations in Annacotty.

80 new jobs are to be created in County Limerick following the announcement that Teleflex Medical OEM is to expand its manufacturing operations in Annacotty.

TML, which has operations in Annacotty since 1983, manufactures catheter and tubing devices to support large original equipment manufacturers in the medical technology sector and the company says its expanded manufacturing capability will support existing and new clients.

The investment, which is supported by the IDA, will be in the areas of new buildings, machinery and equipment and the 80 new jobs will be in addition to the 143 staff currently employed at the Limerick operation.

Jerry Kiely, General Manager of TML acknowledged the excellent contribution of the Teleflex management and staff in developing the business over the past years.

“With new capabilities developed by the team in Limerick, we are now serving customers worldwide. I would like to thank the executive Management Team in Teleflex Medical OEM for their continued support and confidence in our employees.”

Barry O’Leary, CEO of IDA Ireland said, “Innovative expansions of this nature are in keeping with IDA’s transformation targets as outlined in its strategy document Horizon 2020. On behalf of IDA Ireland, I would like to offer my continued support to TML as it further embeds its operations in Ireland.”