Johnson & Johnson
The people of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities, and forward progress.
Founded in 1886, Johnson & Johnson have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life for more than 130 years. Today, Johnson & Johnson is one of the world’s largest and most broadly-based healthcare companies. Every day, more than 130,000 employees across the world are blending heart, science, and ingenuity to meet the company’s purpose to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.
Operating in Ireland since 1935, Johnson & Johnson is one of Ireland’s leading employers, with a workforce of more than 5,000 highly skilled and motivated people across 10 locations, spanning five counties. J&J’s operations in Ireland touch all aspects of human health, from consumer health products to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and vision.
Healthcare is changing rapidly. Innovations in science, digital technology, and new ways of thinking are improving how people are cared for around the globe, and J&J is at the forefront. The company has invested more than €2BN to expand these capabilities across its Irish sites since 2012.
J&J is one of the largest life sciences investors and employers in the region, and right in the heart of Cork’s life sciences hub. The company’s operations in Cork are at the cutting-edge of delivering healthcare solutions and play an important part in J&J’s global manufacturing network.
Three of J&J’s four main manufacturing facilities in Ireland can be found in Cork: Janssen Sciences and DePuy Ireland in Ringaskiddy, and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, based in Little Island. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, one of the world’s largest contact lens manufacturing facilities, is based in Limerick, Med Tech, R&D facilities in Cerenovus based in Galway.