| Click for the Finfacts Ireland Portal Homepage |

Finfacts Business News Centre

Home 
 
 News
 Irish
 Irish Economy
 EU Economy
 US Economy
 UK Economy
 Global Economy
 International
 Property
 Innovation
 
 Analysis/Comment
 
 Asia Economy

RSS FEED


How to use our RSS feed

Follow Finfacts on Twitter

 
Web Finfacts

See Search Box lower down this column for searches of Finfacts news pages. Where there may be the odd special character missing from an older page, it's a problem that developed when Interactive Tools upgraded to a new content management system.

Welcome

Finfacts is Ireland's leading business information site and you are in its business news section.

Links

Finfacts Homepage

Irish Share Prices

Euribor Daily Rates

Irish Economy

Global Income Per Capita

Global Cost of Living

Irish Tax - Income/Corporate

Global News

Bloomberg News

CNN Money

Cnet Tech News

Newspapers

Irish Independent

Irish Times

Irish Examiner

New York Times

Financial Times

Technology News

 

Feedback

 

Content Management by interactivetools.com.

News : Irish Economy Last Updated: Oct 3, 2012 - 9:09 AM


Irish Economy: Bruton announces 44 new 'high quality jobs' at Aspen's drugs' 'centre of excellence' in Dublin
By Finfacts Team
Oct 3, 2012 - 7:38 AM

Email this article
 Printer friendly page

Irish Economy: Richard Bruton, minister for jobs,  enterprise and innovation, today announced that Aspen, a generic drugs firm is to create 44 new 'high quality jobs.' The company first established an operation in Ireland in 2010 which has now become Aspen’s European Marketing and Supply Chain Headquarters; in addition the company is now establishing a global regulatory, pharmaco vigilance, quality assurance and supply projects 'centre of excellence' in Citywest, Dublin. The announcement is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.

In addition to being one of the largest generic global pharmaceutical companies Aspen is also the largest producer of anti-retroviral (HIV) drugs in South Africa. The new jobs will bring Aspen’s total workforce in Ireland to 58.

Making the announcement, Bruton TD said: “Pharmaceuticals is a major sector of strength for Ireland, with nine out of the top ten global companies located here. However a key part of the Government’s plan for jobs and growth is targeting the areas of growth within what is a changing sector – in particular, generics. Today’s announcement that Aspen, one of the world’s leading generic pharmaceutical companies is expanding its operations here is very welcome news. I am determined to ensure that we build on this to target further generics investments to create the jobs and growth we need”.

Welcoming the announcement, Stephen Saad, group chief executive of Aspen said, "I am delighted to see the continued growth of Aspen here in Ireland. Ireland provides for us a workforce with the specialised skills we require and a strong regulatory and business environment. I would like to thank the Irish Government and IDA Ireland for their support and look forward to the future development of Aspen in Ireland."

Check out our subscription service, Finfacts Premium , at a low annual charge of €25 - - if you are a regular user of Finfacts, 50 euro cent a week is hardly a huge ask to support the service.

Related Articles


© Copyright 2011 by Finfacts.com

Top of Page

Irish Economy
Latest Headlines
Irish Economy: Central Bank raises 2014 forecasts
Irish corporate tax policy like property bubble driven by short-term interests
Irish Economy: Retail sales volume up 4.8% in year to June; Ex-cars at 3.6%
Irish income inequality fell during the economic bust
Irish Economy: Bruton and politics of jobs numbers; How to add 50%
Corporation Tax Reform: Irish Government should reject pleadings of short-termists
Irish Economy: Bruton's claim of 70,000 jobs added in past 18 months is not correct
FDI in Ireland: Grant Thornton publishes promotional brochure not balanced report
Irish Banking Inquiry: Advisory group says begin crash saga 20 years ago
Moody's forecasts Irish growth rates "of at least 3% for the next few years"
Irish National Competitiveness Council fails to separate wheat from the chaff
Irish SME Finance: Oireachtas committee calls for less dependency on traditional banking
Irish Economy: Merchandise exports up 15% in May
Irish industrial production fell in May; up 32.3% in 12 months & 16.4% in period 2010-2014
Irish indigenous tradeable exports at 9% of total headline exports in 2013
Irish consumer prices up 0.4% in 12 months to June 2014
Official Irish services index fell in May; PMI survey level was at highest since 2007
US-Ireland Tax Inversions 600,000+ staff: Kenny, Noonan met with top US corporate lawyers
IDA Ireland: Jobs in Irish FDI exporting sector remain below 2000 level
Bord Gáis Irish Energy Index unchanged in June; Up 33% since December 2009
Irish Budget 2015: Ibec urges personal & business tax breaks; No wage hikes
German Bundestag committee warns Ireland has no plan for long-term growth
Irish Economy 2014: Recovery on track; keep champagne on ice
Forty American firms account for two-thirds of Irish exports
Irish pension managed funds returns were in range 6% to 7% in H1 2014
Irish Economy 2014: GDP up 2.7% in Q1; GNP up 0.5% - personal spending/ investment weak
Irish Economy 2014: Tax revenues €500m ahead of target; Social Protection spend down €20m
Irish Economy 2014: Services surge but Reality Check required
Irish Live Register + activation program total at 475,000 in June - 22% of workforce
Irish manufacturing output rises but not matched by sales value
Irish health spending among highest of developed world; Consultants best paid
Irish wholesale gas prices close to 4 year lows
In 2012 20,200 adults from ex-European Economic Area became Irish citizens
US tax inversions screw-up Ireland's national accounts; Bring few benefits
Irish Economy 2014: Volume of retail sales ex-cars fell in May
Irish SME firms' weighted default rate at 41%; Credit situation like Greece
Enterprise Ireland doesn't know how many active client firms it supports
Irish Economy: Economics institute says ‘Do Nothing’ stance in Budget 2015 insufficient
Sir Anthony O'Reilly's bitter twilight
Irish Jobs & Innovation: What should Ireland do? - Part 5