Medical products company to invest €80 million in Co Mayo

Taoiseach says investment by Hollister represents a vote of confidence in Ballina and local workforce

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said new investments by companies like Hollister are critical in getting Ireland working again. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said new investments by companies like Hollister are critical in getting Ireland working again. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Wed, Jun 11, 2014, 13:26

Medical products company Hollister is to invest €80 million at its facility in Ballina, Co Mayo.

This investment by the company will build upon its existing continence care portfolio of intermittent catheter products and services including their next generation hydrophilic catheters.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said new investments by companies like Hollister are critical in “getting Ireland working again”.

“The investment by Hollister represents a vote of confidence in Ballina and the local workforce.”

Hollister Ireland was established in Co Mayo in 1976 abnd employs more than 500 people in product development and manufacturing.

The Ballina operation also coordinates the inventory, distribution and sales invoicing for Hollister throughout Europe and the EMEA region.