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Medtronic move to Galway from the US

7 May 2008 | Ireland | 3 Responses by paul savage.

Medtronic ( have annoucned plans for wordwide cuts in their staffing. Up to 1,100 jobs worldwide are expected to go, which is almost 3% of it’s workforce. Thankfully this comes with a good note for Jobs in Galway , as Medtronic are moving their endovascular manufacturing operation from Santa Rosa, California, USA to Galway . The endovascular division makes stent grafts to treat aortic abdominal aneurysms. It is also moving some of it’s operations (diagnostic and cardiac rhythm disease management) to Holland.

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Medtronic specialises in medial technology for chronic diseases. They manufacture products and therapies and services to alleviate pain and enhance peoples lives. Each year over 6 million people world wide use Medtronics services in the treatment of heart disease, diabetes and vascular illnesses.

3 Responses

  1. brendan wank said on 29 May 2008 at 4:20 am

    What about all the manafacturing going to mexico from galway .galway is down sizing no question about that.our days are numbered

  2. Anna said on 14 Jan 2009 at 3:18 pm

    Look at the Medtronic news – they are going to hire now over 40 people in Santa Rosa. Are we safe in Galway – I don`t think so – it is a matter of the time- in 2 or 3 years time we we be closed down in Galway.

  3. May said on 10 Jun 2009 at 8:20 pm

    Medtronic in Galway is doing well, less of the doom and gloom people! There are never any guarantees but the future looks bright, be grateful and stop moaning!

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