Multi million investment for Perrigo at Braunton

13:15 02 May 2014

Perrigo at Braunton.

Perrigo at Braunton.

Archant

Pharmacy manufacturer announces investment in machinery, equipment and the premises at its Braunton site.

PHARMACY giant Perrigo UK has announced a multi million investment in its Braunton site.

The Dublin-based company has unveiled a £10million investment to grow its UK business over the next three years and says investment will be at its North Devon site on manufacturing and packaging equipment and facility upgrades.

A new Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) system has also been installed to run the business throughout the company’s sites in Braunton, Barnsley and Leeds.

Perrigo UK employs around 450 people in Braunton and supplies over the counter and generic medicines to the retail grocery and pharmacy chains and products to the NHS.

“‘Over the past 10 years Perrigo UK has grown significantly and as we look forward we continue to see strong growth opportunities both in the UK, Europe and internationally,” said Russell Howard, Perrigo UK’s vice president and managing director.

“This investment will enable us to strengthen the business and to capitalise on those opportunities in the near to mid term.”

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other North Devon Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by North Devon Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique North Devon Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

Fri, 16:40
The Pride in Ilfracombe winners with their awards and Mayor, George Squires. Picture: Sam Scott

Unsung heroes and heroines of all ages step forward at the Pride in Ilfracombe Awards.

Read more
Fri, 16:39
Barnstaple will see in 2015 with a fireworks display, it has been confirmed.

Firms stump up the cash to help town see in 2015 in style.

Read more
Fri, 12:46
The pups in their new home

Wildlife and Dinosaur Park team up with RSPCA to help seal pups

Read more
Fri, 11:39
Kevin Carlyle’s festive lights display in Springfield Road, Bickington. Picture: Submitted

Festive display pulls in the crowds – and donations for air ambulance.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Family notices
Subscriptions
Reader travel
Advertise
Photo Orders
Competitions
Facebook
Twitter
North Devon Football League
North Devon Gazette E-edition

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition
North Devon�s trusted business finder