Silicon Breast implant manufacturer, Allergan (www.allergan.com) has announced that it will be closing in June 2009. The plant in Arklow, Co. Wicklow employs 350 people will close and the production will be moved to Costa Rica where the cost of employment is significantly cheaper. It is not yet known as to whether the other offices in Mayo & Dublin will be effected or not.
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