Amgen (www.amgen.com) yesterday* said that they have rescheduled the building of their new plant in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork for up to two years. The plant is now planned to be in production in 2012. After a global review of the companies operations. They reiterated that they are still planning to follow through on their €820 million investment in the project, that they committed to in 2006. The change in timeline is to allow them produce ‘a more efficient product‘. Amgen, who currently employ 130 workers at their plant in Cork, are a US bio-pharmaceutical company.
What is it with Cork and jobs recently ?
* sorry we are a bit late with the news, but it’s hard to keep on top of things.