News

Athlone based manufacturing company announces major global job cuts

Apr 26, 2023 11:31 By Shannonside News
Athlone based manufacturing company announces major global job cuts
Share this article

It's not yet known if the company's Athlone operations will be affected.

Workers at an Athlone manufacturing plant are waiting to hear if they'll be affected by significant job cuts announced by a locally based multinational company.

3M manufactures healthcare equipment such as facemasks at their facility in the Athlone IDA Business and Technology Park with several hundred employees on site.

The parent company yesterday announced plans to cut 6,000 jobs across its global operations.

Advertisement

The muliti-national corporation already saw over 2,500 jobs cut early this year, with the new losses described as part of a strategy to make the company "stronger, leaner and more focused."

It's not yet known if the company's Irish operations in Athlone and Dublin will be part of the global job losses.

Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

Shannonside Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copyright © 2024 Shannonside FM. Developed by Square1 and Powered by PublisherPlus