Press Release: Janssen expansion announcement is a major boost

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October 05, 2017
Cork Chamber today welcomes the announcement from Janssen Sciences Ireland UC of a planned €300million investment to expand its Ringaskiddy manufacturing site. 
In welcoming this announcement, Cork Chamber CEO Conor Healy stated, “this is a hugely positive investment for the entire region, and a testament to Janssens’ commitment to Cork, the Janssen team in Cork, and to the economic future of Cork.  We are fortunate to have a region with a thriving and skilled student population, third level educational institutions that are going from strength to strength, a culture of innovation, a collaborative business environment, and a proven and successful track record in the Life Sciences sector.”
Mr. Healy added, “The work of IDA Ireland in helping to attract and secure such investment is essential and it is vital that we continue to create a landscape that is conducive to continued growth. Critical infrastructure projects such as the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy route must be completed without delay to ensure our region is at the forefront and continues to be enabled to realise its future potential.”
“This is a very exciting announcement and we wish the team in Janssen the very best and every success as the project moves forward”, Mr. Healy concluded.