Minister of State for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen TD today announced that UK speciality pharmaceutical services company Wasdell Group is to establish a pharmaceutical packaging, testing and distribution facility in Dundalk, creating 300 jobs over five years.
The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.The privately owned British company’s capability includes clinical trials packing, primary and secondary packaging and distribution of biopharmaceutical products. The company also offers contract services with FDA and MHRA approved analytical and microbiology laboratories.
The new Dundalk facility will be the company’s EU hub for qualified persons in (QP) release, analytical testing, primary and secondary pharmaceutical packaging and distribution.
Wasdell is to build a 70,000 sq. ft. greenfield facility on a c.2.88 hectare site at IDA’s site in Mullagharlin, Dundalk, representing an investment of €30M.