Galway received a major commercial boost with the announcement this morning (Thursday ) that one of its biggest employers is to make a major financial investment into its manufacturing and technical plant in the city.
Creganna Medical, part of TE Connectivity revealed today that it is to invest a further $13 million in its Galway facilities to enable the continued growth of the company’s medical device business in Ireland.
New vacancies created as part of this expansion are advertised in this newspaper on page 97. Creganna Medical specialises in the design and manufacturing of minimally invasive medical devices, serving the world’s leading medical technology companies. This significant investment will enable the company to accelerate its manufacturing capabilities and technical innovation from its Galway campus to meet continued high demand from customers worldwide.
Creganna Medical was acquired in 2016 by TE Connectivity, a $12 billion global technology leader. This investment supports TE Connectivity’s strategy to maintain its current market leadership position and accelerate growth in its medical business unit
Diarmuid Flavin, Plant Manager, Creganna Medical said this morning that he is delighted to announce this substantial investment which will boost innovation and manufacturing excellence at the Galway site.
“It demonstrates TE Connectivity’s commitment to customers served from this facility and recognizes the incredible talents and skills of our local employees within our global operations.
“This investment will facilitate the Galway team to take a major step up in technology, scale and innovation to meet the future needs of our customers.”
Creganna Medical employs over 1,000 people at its Parkmore, Galway campus and is the global headquarters for TE Connectivity’s medical business.
Creganna Medical, part of TE Connectivity, is ranked among the top three global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of medical therapies.
Serving more than 400 companies across 30 countries, Creganna Medical’s customers include the world’s leading medical device companies. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, Creganna Medical has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia.