Watson-Marlow launches bioprocessing production at new Cork facility

3rd September 2021
WMFTG Cork facility

Cork, Ireland, 3rd September 2021 / Sciad NewswireWatson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), award winning, global leader in fluid management technology, launches production of puresu® single-use assemblies at its new facility in Cork, Ireland, creating 10 new roles. The ISO 14644-1 Class 7 cleanroom is fully certified to meet the demands of the highly regulated pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing and food and beverage sectors, offering a high quality and reliable supply for the growing Irish market.

As a headquarters for the European biopharma market, with more than 85 leading biotech and pharma companies, Ireland plays an important role in driving the development of innovative science and medicine. This newly expanded facility will provide global expertise within Ireland, offering a sustainable, robust, local supply of vital bioprocess single-use assemblies for biopharmaceutical production that reflects WMFTG’s commitment to engineering a sustainable future. The site will also provide expert customer service and support for WMFTG’s Ireland-based customers.

puresu® custom single-use assemblies are designed to meet the needs of any bioprocess, offering a range of different tubing and single-use components. These can be combined across an open architecture design to create a dependable fluid path customised to specific bioprocessing requirements. The new 156 m2 cleanroom facility is validated to ISO 9001 Quality Management System standards and will provide ready-to-use assemblies that offer lot traceability to meet cGMP guidelines.

Graham Doyle, General Manager, WMFTG Ireland, commented, “WMFTG has a long history of success in Ireland and we’re delighted to build on our established presence in Cork. The new facility will provide biotech, pharma, food and beverage manufacturing organisations in Ireland with specifically designed, validated products to support their innovation, based on our extensive experience across multiple industries.”

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, commented, “Congratulations to the Watson-Marlow team on this latest expansion, which will create 10 new jobs in the company’s facility on the New Mallow Rd. Ireland is globally recognised for excellence in the biopharmaceutical sector, allowing us to attract the very best investment. I wish the team continued success with their work here.”

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For further information, contact:

Local Contact:
Graham Doyle, General Manager, WMFTG Ireland
T: +353 (0) 214757032
E: info.ie@wmftg.com

Corporate Contact:
Joanne Lucas, PR Manager
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group
T: +44 (0) 1326 370 214

E: Joanne.Lucas@wmftg.com

Media Contact:
Juliette Craggs / Deborah Cockerill
Sciad Communications Ltd
T: +44 (0)20 3405 7892
E: WatsonMarlow@sciad.com

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About Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is an award-winning, global leader in fluid management technology and for over 60 years has engineered components and systems for customers in the food processing and handling, pharmaceutical and industrial markets. The company is part of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, a FTSE 100 company. Learn more at www.wmftg.com or @WMFTG_news.