Merck Plans Mfg Investment in Ireland

Merck & Co. Inc, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, will invest EUR 11.5 million ($12.4 million) in its site in Carlow, Ireland to enhance facilities and services onsite.

This is the latest phase in a multi-year, EUR 312 million ($335 million) investment program at the Carlow manufacturing facility over the past seven years. The site, a 200,000-square foot biologics operation, is MSD's first stand-alone human vaccine facility. In addition, it is leading MSD's work in the development of a new oncology treatment.

In Ireland, MSD employs over 2,000 people across its five sites in Dublin, Carlow, Cork, Tipperary, and Wicklow. Its Irish operations encompass manufacturing, commercial, and marketing facilities.

Source: Merck (MSD Ireland)

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