ILC Dover to Open New Production Facility in Blarney, Ireland
Expansion positions ILC as leading single use powder handing solutions provider to the global pharma & biopharma market
Frederica, DE, USA November 1, 2018 – ILC Dover, a global leader in flexible containment solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry is expanding its Irish production footprint by opening a location in Blarney, County Cork, Ireland.
The building will be operational in the first quarter of 2019 and outfitted with 4,000 square feet of
ISO 7 clean room capacity and 6,500 square feet of Class 8, both dedicated to the company’s pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical product lines. When at full production, the company expects to hire 60-70 new ILC Dover employees. The company’s original operation in County Cork will be relocated to the Blarney site as part of the expansion project.
ILC Dover President and CEO Fran DiNuzzo expressed enthusiasm about the new launch: “The expansion of our production capabilities in Ireland will allow us to better serve our global customer base and strengthen our position as the leading single-use powder handling solutions provider to the global pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical marketplace.”
Curtis Gingles, Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Pharmaceutical Division, added, “Clients of ILC Dover will be happy to see that we’re focused on providing additional capacity located in the region with expanded technical resources. The market for our products is experiencing incredible growth and this expansion will ensure we can keep up with the growing demand for the high-quality products used in manufacturing lifesaving therapies.”
In addition to production space, the new facility will contain state-of-the-art offices, meeting rooms and a product demonstration area for client visits.
About ILC Dover
Innovators at our core, we develop engineered solutions for our customers’ complex problems.
Recognized globally for our flexible containment solutions, ILC Dover serves customers in a diverse range of industries, including pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, personal care, food and beverage, chemical, aerospace, healthcare and government agencies. At ILC Dover, quality is a culture, not a measurement. Our customers will tell you that we cater to their every need and that we’re highly innovative, responsive, dedicated and competitive. We have been innovating since 1947. ILC Dover’s visionary solutions improve efficiency, safeguard workers and product, and prevent disasters – proof that we are on the front line of business excellence.
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