By Dan Walsh
Twenty-six staff members are facing lay off at DB Enniscorthy, formerly ClearStream Technologies, who employs more than 490 people in the Enniscorthy North Business Park at Moyne Upper.
Employees affected were informed of the lay-offs, which the company has described as temporary, at meetings today (Thursday).
According to a spokesperson for BD; “The lay-offs are being made ‘to right-size its manufacturing operations with today’s realities’ This difficult strategic decision is not a reflection of the performance of the Enniscorthy site, but because of “other business factors”.
BD (Becton Dickinson & Co. are a medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, reagents and instruments and employs over 1,200 people across its Irish operations in Enniscorthy, Limerick, Drogheda, and Blackrock in Dublin.
The company intends to continue investing in its Enniscorthy and other operations.