A medical technology has announced that it is establishing a European manufacturing facility in Galway city which is expected to create sixty jobs over the next eighteen months. ZELTIQ® Aesthetics is the developer of breakthrough noninvasive fat reduction CoolSculpting® procedure. The U.S.-based company is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, where it also has Research and Development, Finance, Marketing, Manufacturing and Distribution facilities, amongst other support functions. In addition to Manufacturing, ZELTIQ will locate other functions in Galway to support the Manufacturing operations. The company employs over six hundred people on a worldwide basis. The project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Source: IDA Ireland