Castlebar earmarked as the location for US company

Facility to provide 500 jobs – over the next five years

Sligo News File

A United States manufacturing facility plans to extend its operations Castlebar.

Meissner Filtration Products has said the company would generate 500 jobs over a five-year time frame.

The development, to be located at an IDA-built factory in the town will be the firm’s first manufacturing facility in Europe. It is scheduled to commence operations in 2020.

The new jobs will be in manufacturing, operations, management, human resources and engineering.