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Closed Clonmel pharmaceutical plant to reopen

12 Jan, 2017

South Tipp has received a huge boost with news that the former Suir Pharma plant in Clonmel is reopening under new owners with up to 200 new jobs to be created.

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130 jobs were lost last May when the pharmaceutical facility went into liquidation.

The new venture - which is made of companies based in Ireland, the UK and the UAE - will be known as IQ Pharmatek.

Speaking to Tipp FM company spokesperson Azzam Hussein says they will be getting things up and running within a matter of weeks .

He production will begin within a month, initially employing 100 people and then increasing that by another 100 in a year's time.

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