ABEC Inc. to establish European HQ and Manufacturing Centre in Ireland

Bethlehem, PA USA – January 28, 2015 – US company ABEC Inc. today announced plans to expand its global operations in Fermoy, Co. Cork Ireland. The new operation will produce engineered process equipment for biopharmaceutical manufacturing and provide a range of service offerings to meet the growing demand from global pharmaceutical and biotech customers. The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.


The company is to locate in an existing 87,000ft2 facility which occupies 13 acres of land on the edge of Fermoy town. Refurbishment works on the facility are underway, as well as recruitment for a range of management, engineering, manufacturing, services, and business development personnel. The site will be a European centre of excellence with complete engineering, design, manufacturing, process automation, testing, and field service capability.


Commenting on today’s announcement ABEC’s CEO Scott Pickering said: “This investment is a key component of ABEC’s broader strategy to deliver integrated process solutions on a global basis. The Fermoy facility will increase our capacity and allow us to better support our growing customer base in Ireland and Europe. We sincerely appreciate the support of the IDA as we establish our unique capabilities in Ireland.”


About ABEC Inc.


Since 1974, ABEC has been a global leader in delivering integrated process solutions and services for manufacturing in the biopharmaceutical industry. A majority of the world’s pharmaceutical and biotech companies are ABEC customers; with many of today’s leading therapies manufactured by processes and equipment engineered, manufactured, installed and serviced by ABEC. ABEC’s unique value is based on long experience, complete in-house capabilities, a custom flexible approach, and long-term credibility. Whether adding capacity or improving existing facilities, ABEC’s turn-key solutions and support services reduce overall cost and time to market while delivering maximum productivity. To learn more about ABEC, visit, http://www.cn.abec.com, http://www.abecsingleuse.com, email info@cn.abec.com and follow us on LinkedIn.