Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery,development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs nearly 90,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.
Abbott in Ireland
Abbott is one of Ireland’s leading health care company employers, employing almost 4,000 people. Abbott Ireland manufactures and markets a broad range of health care products including medical devices, and pharmaceutical, diagnostic and nutritional products. Abbott has eight manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Cork, Donegal, Longford and Sligo. It has commercial operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.
Five business units are represented across eight manufacturing sites with commercial operations in Dublin and Westport. The manufacturing facilities
- Abbott Diabetes Care in Donegal
- Abbott Nutrition in Cootehill and Sligo
- Abbott Pharmaceuticals in Sligo and Cork
- Abbott Diagnostics in Longford and Sligo
- Abbott Vascular Devices in Clonmel
Abbott’s investment in Ireland has mirrored the global success of Abbott worldwide and we remain strongly focused on ensuring that our Irish operations continue to play an important role within the worldwide corporation.
The many and varied Abbott divisions around the country develop and manufacture products that span the spectrum of the Life Sciences from medical devices, pharmaceutical therapies, nutritional products and diagnostics. At Abbott Ireland we provide an environment that enables employees to succeed, investing heavily in training and development programmes for each employee annually.
Our commitment to providing rewarding career paths for our employees is also reflected in our policy of promoting from within wherever possible, providing opportunities for career advancement both within our Ireland operations and our the wider global corporation.
Abbott prides itself on being an employer of choice and we have received numerous local, national and international accolades for workplace excellence. At Abbott we have a consistent approach to management and workplace excellence across all our businesses, focused on building a high-trust, highperformance environment. We help employees at all levels in the organisation realise their full potential through mentoring, tuition, re-imbursement and leadership development programmes.
We also invest in our employees through competitive compensation and a range of innovative benefits and programmes, including flexibility that helps employees succeed at work and home. All of these efforts create a culture that empowers our employees to build extraordinary careers through innovation, continuous improvement, increased efficiency and productivity, and an enduring focus on improving the health of people who depend on Abbott’s products.
Our global approach is to be a leading employer in Ireland and in every country where we operate, helping us to realise the full potential of our employees to discover new ways to improve the health of people in Ireland and around the world.