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Business & Leadership – Abbott Manufacturing
Abbott in Ireland has been manufacturing and exporting healthcare products for almost 40 years. Our six Irish manufacturing facilities manufacture and export a wide range of leading products to more than 130 countries globally in the areas of Diagnostics, Nutrition, Vascular and Diabetes Care. Stefan Molitor, Site Director of Abbott‘s diagnostics facility in Longford, explains Abbott’s manufacturing presence in Ireland and its contribution to the economy through its exports.
Operation Discovery at Abbott’s diagnostics facility in Longford
Secondary school students in Longford and Sligo have the opportunity to visit Abbott for a hands-on day working with Abbott scientists to witness the fascinating world of science and discovery.See video »
Abbott Family Science in Dublin
Nearly 3,400 primary school students, their parents and teachers have taken part in Abbott Family Science. Led by Abbott employee volunteers, these fun and interactive events are increasing interest in science.See video »
Abbott's Science Activites
Abbott are big supporters of Ireland's next generation of scientists through its Family Science programme and Operation Discovery programmes for primary and secondary school children respectively. These programmes developed by the Abbott Fund,to engage students through hands on experiences in science. Science experiments to do at home or in school are available hereFind out more »
Safeguarding the Environment
Abbott collaborates with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to improve our environmental stewardship. Abbott's nutritional facility in Cootehill recycles 100 percent of water used in, and steam generated from, the manufacturing process.See video »
Abbott won the Best International CSR Programme Award from Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. The Tanzania Laboratory Mentorship programme saw three Abbott Ireland employees volunteer in Tanzania for eight weeks, training 60 local staff in the modernised laboratories.See video »
Abbott in Ireland
Abbott employs approximately 3,000 people across 11 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.
Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 70,000 people.