Finesse Medical expands to create 200 jobs in Longford

Longford-based manufacturing company Finesse Medical, which was acquired by New York-listed Avery Dennison in a multimillion-euro deal last May, is to create 200 jobs locally over the next four years.


The news was announced as its parent said it planned to expand its medical product manufacturing operations at the Longford facility.


Avery Dennison said on Thursday that construction on a 6,000sq m facility expansion that will include a new clean room, integrated converting and manufacturing capabilities, will begin in September.


Set up in 2004, Finesse makes products for wound care and skin treatment, including skin barrier films and protection creams, and silicone and polyurethane foam wound dressings. It manufactures on behalf of a number of customers and posted revenues of about €15 million over the past year … read more