Biomarin – Shanbally, Cork
Established: BioMarin is a global biotechnology company that develops and commercialises innovative therapies for patients with serious and life-threatening rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. The Shanbally facility opened in 2011. In 2017 BioMarin completed an expanded warehouse, new administration and utilities offices, a canteen and conference facilities at Shanbally, while 2018 saw the completion of a Waste Water Pre-treatment Plant at the site and a new Bio-Assay Laboratory is currently being commissioned.
Investment & Jobs in BioMarin: In September 2018 BioMarin had grown it’s headcount to just over 350 employees and announced that it was investing in a new Drug Product Filling Project at it’s Co. Cork facility and would take on a further 51 employees. This project would allow the company to maximise the flexibility of the site with the expansion of the operational manufacturing capacity to meet the rise in the global demand for its therapies to treat rare genetic diseases that mostly affect children.