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  • Listen: SL Controls’ Keith Moran Discusses Living and Working in Sligo on The Pat Kenny Show

    19 June, 2019

    The Pat Kenny Show was in Sligo this week and one of the topics covered was the benefits of living and working in Sligo. The particular focus was on the trend of people moving to Sligo to advance their careers and achieve a better work-life balance. One of the panellists…

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  • Hottest Jobs in Ireland’s MedTech Sector this Summer

    17 June, 2019

    Advance your career this summer in Ireland's MedTech sector. The roles below are all at Atlantic MedTech Cluster member companies, with opportunities in a range of fields and at varying levels of seniority. Arrotek Arrotek is a fast-growing company that specialises in the design and development of medical devices. It…

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  • Using Innovation and Creativity to Automate a Complex Medical Bag Folding Operation

    14 June, 2019

    There are some operations and processes that are straightforward to automate and there are those that are complex. Folding medical bags is firmly in the latter category. For Ward Automation, developing a solution involved brainstorming to come up with a concept and then going through a Proof of Principle process…

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  • Students at Sligo MSLETB Continue to Benefit from Experience at iNBLEX Plastics

    12 June, 2019

    One of the courses offered by Sligo MSLETB is a Cleanroom & Packaging Operations course. It aims to give students the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to work in cleanroom environments in medical device manufacturing facilities. Gaining practical experience is a key part of the course. For one student completing…

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  • Video: The Verus Customer Journey

    4 June, 2019

    Atlantic MedTech Cluster member Verus Metrology has released a new video outlining its customer journey. Verus provides a range of metrology services to clients in Ireland, the UK, and further afield. It is also a leading manufacturer of off-the-shelf and bespoke metrology fixtures. The customer journey video highlights the steps…

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  • Video: Find Out More About E-Cubers, an Initiative Supported by Cluster Member SL Controls

    28 May, 2019

    E-Cubers is an initiative established by the founders of SL Controls, Keith Moran and Shane Loughlin. SL Controls is a member of the Atlantic MedTech Cluster. The objective of E-Cubers is to promote Equipment Systems Engineering and encourage young people of all ages to consider becoming an Equipment Systems Engineer.…

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  • Job Vacancies in Ireland’s MedTech Sector – Advance Your Career this Spring

    24 May, 2019

    This spring could be the ideal time to take the next step in your career as there are currently fantastic opportunities in the MedTech sector. Check out the vacancies that currently exist with companies in the Atlantic MedTech Cluster. SL Controls SL Controls provides specialist software and engineering solutions to…

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  • US-Based Galt Medical Acquires Leading Sligo MedTech Company Arrotek

    21 May, 2019

    The US-based supplier of access and procedure products, Galt Medical, has acquired Arrotek, a Sligo based company that specialises in the design and development of new medical device products. Arrotek was founded in 2005 by Mark Pugh and Ger O’Carroll. It specialises in designing minimally invasive medical devices. It is…

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  • Verus Metrology Launches New Product at the Control 2019 Trade Fair in Germany

    9 May, 2019

    Atlantic MedTech Cluster member Verus Metrology is launching a new product at The Quality Assurance Trade Fair in Germany. The product is a much-anticipated Auto-Rotational Fixture.   The Quality Assurance Trade Fair, known as Control 2019, is the international event for the world's leading suppliers and users of solutions, technologies,…

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  • Verus Metrology Announces New Partnership with OGP UK

    30 April, 2019

    Leading metrology specialist Verus Metrology, an Atlantic MedTech Cluster member, has announced a new partnership with OGP UK. The two companies have been working together for several years now, but the partnership formalises and solidifies the arrangement. Verus Metrology specialises in the design and manufacturer of bespoke and modular metrology…

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