US-based Harland Medical Systems, a global medical device coatings company, has established its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. The opening will allow the company to better serve customers across the region and follows a period of unprecedented global growth.

In a press release chief executive officer Jon Anderson commented: “Our company has always been committed to providing the best service to our customers. Opening a European office is monumental for Harland and our customers. It positions our company to continue expanding our global operations by offering more efficient service to our partners outside of the US.”

The 464m2 site features 93m2 of clean room space and will offer feasibility, development services, production coating services and technical service support to customers across Europe. The company plans to employ 25 staff at the head office.