Business expansion
Border; Midland and Western; Midland
Location of affected unit(s)
Dunboyne, Co Meath
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Scientific Research And Development
72.19 - Other research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 September 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2014


Alltech Ireland, part of the global US-based animal health and nutrition company Alltech, is to create 100 jobs in 2014.

The job creation refers to the Irish facility which serves as the basis of the European headquarters and Bioscience center.

As announced, a €10 million investment will mean cellular biologists will double from 30 to 60 and that overall staff numbers will grow from 100 at present to 200. 

According to the sources the job expansion refers mostly to research and marketing activities.


  • 11 October 2013: Irish Independent
  • 12 September 2013: Irish Examiner


Eurofound (2013), Alltech Ireland, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 76048, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76048.