Johnson & Johnson announces 100 jobs as part of €100m investment in Limerick plant.

MEDICAL technology giant Johnson & Johnson Vision Care has announced 100 new jobs as part of a €100m expansion of its Limerick city manufacturing operations.

An additional 200 workers are expected to be employed in the construction phase of Vision Care’s facility at the National Technology Park in Castletroy.

Speaking at this Monday’s announcement, Minister of State for Trade, Employment and Business, Deputy Pat Breen said it is a “huge vote of confidence” in the Mid-West region.

“The expansion, supported by the Government through the IDA, reflects the commitment of the Government and its agencies to pursue balanced and sustainable regional development,” Minister Breen said.

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