Longford based company Abbott has been nominated for one of the top prizes in the medical technologies sector.
The company, which employs hundreds of people both in the midlands and north-west, is one of the finalists in the Irish Medtech Awards to be held in Galway in December.
Abbott is nominated for the title of Medtech Company of the Year, a title it last won in 2016, and faces competition from Waterford based Bausch + Lomb, Ireland and Teleflex for the accolade.
The company has won numerous awards in the last decade, including
the Shingo prize; the world’s highest standard in recognition of exceptional operational excellence.