Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland UC, a global leader in eye health and part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech, today announced an expansion of its existing facility in Plassey, Limerick. The €100 million investment has the potential to create 80 new jobs and will support the company’s ambition to redefine healthy sight for life for more people around the world.
The Johnson & Johnson Vision site in Limerick is one of the largest contact lens manufacturing facilities in the world. The investment will expand the facility's manufacturing capacity, with the installation of fully automated flexible manufacturing lines built with industry-leading technology. This will support the future growth of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care’s ACUVUE® Astigmatism product family and deliver the company’s future new product introduction pipeline. Construction is currently underway with production expected to commence in 2024.