Taoiseach announces 25 new jobs for Offaly

Taoiseach announces 25 new jobs for Offaly

The Taoiseach Brian Cowen has officially opened a Japanese pharmaceutical equipment company in his home county of Offaly, creating 25 new jobs.

He said Freund Pharmatec’s new European hub, in Tullamore, Co Offaly, showed Ireland was open for business for foreign investment.

Mr Cowen said: “Freund will be recruiting for high value positions in the Midlands Region and as a regional hub, with a skilled and educated workforce, we can ensure the Corporation will find the best possible candidates to fill these roles here, in keeping with Ireland’s Smart Economy reputation.”

The new jobs will be in new drug delivery technologies and clinical trial manufacturing, as well as marketing and sales.

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