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Limerick medical firm expands, creating 80 new jobs

Teleflex Medical is expanding its Irish operation and injecting significant investment.

Teleflex Medical manufactures medical tubing and catheters
Teleflex Medical manufactures medical tubing and catheters

LIMERICK FIRM TELEFLEX Medical OEM is expanding its manufacturing operations, with the creation of 80 new jobs.

TML, a US company with its headquarters in Pennsylvania, currently employs 143 staff at its plant in Annacotty in Limerick. It manufactures catheter and tubing devices and supplies them to large equipment makers.

Jim Kiely, the general manager of TML said that the new jobs represent a significant investment in the company’s Limerick operation and has praised the current staff at the facility.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton has welcomed the announcement, adding that 15 of the world’s top 25 medtech companies have operations in Ireland, and the country is Europe’s largest exporter of medical devices per capita.

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