A Selection Of Recent Announcements...

Author:Mr Liam Diamond

Stryker, the US multinational which makes surgical orthopaedic implants, announced it is to invest €30 million in its Limerick facility.

Citi, the leading global financial services company, is to create 250 roles in the next year at its offices in Dublin and Waterford.

Aspect, a global provider of unified communications and collaboration services and software, announced it is opening two new facilities in Galway. The new Aspect facilities will provide customer technical support, software production and distribution, and serve as a shared services centre for select administrative functions.

KEMP Technologies, a US based information technology company providing server load balancing solutions for small to medium enterprises and internet service providers, is to locate its European sales and marketing headquarters in Limerick.

Rockwell Automation has announced that it will increase its workforce in Ireland by 10% by the end of 2011. GENBAND, a leading developer of Internet Protocol infrastructure and service solutions, plans to establish its International headquarters and business services centre in Galway, which represents an €8 million investment by the company that will create more than 100 new jobs.

Accenture announced plans to open a research, development and innovation centre in Dublin, to develop predictive analytics solutions for clients worldwide and is expected to create 100 new highlyskilled jobs over the next four years adding to Accenture's 1,300 people in Ireland today.

Industrial Info Resources Inc. is establishing a European operations centre in Galway, creating 50 positions over 5 years, with the support of IDA Ireland.

Global insurance and reinsurance provider, Global Indemnity plc, is to establish an IT development operation in Cavan creating 30 high value jobs over the next 5 years.

Yves Rocher, the French worldwide Botanical Beauty brand, announced a €3.7 million investment in the company's Cork facility.

Synchronoss Technologies Inc., the leading provider of on-demand transaction management software platforms, announced the expansion of its international operations in Europe by opening a research and development and operations centre in Galway.

Europe's leader in 'Content on Demand', GoAdv has marked its rebrand to Populis with the opening of its new European headquarters in Dublin. The company, which employs over 45 people in Ireland, is also expanding its Irish employee base at the office in Dublin.

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