Arrotek News

Arrotek’s First Employee Reflects on 15 Years of Growth in the Company

by Arrotek
Back in 2007, Arrotek was a medical device start-up that was about to do something new – hire its first employee. That was 15 years ago this month, and the employee was Adrian Moran. Adrian is still with Arrotek today, so he has witnessed first-hand the changes as we have grown into a company with nearly 100 staff. “It was humble beginnings at the start,” said Adrian, “as when I joined, Arrotek operated from a single unit in a business park in Strandhill. The company has grown continuously since then, and it has been fantastic to be a part of...

Read Paula Oliveira’s Inspirational Story on International Women in Engineering Day

by Arrotek
International Women in Engineering Day is an annual event to celebrate the success of female engineers. It is also a day to highlight the underrepresentation of women in engineering, including in the medical device industry. According to Engineers Ireland, only 12 percent of engineering professionals are women. One of them is Arrotek's Paula Oliveira. Paula's story is inspirational, but it also puts a spotlight on some of the issues that are limiting efforts to get a better gender balance in the engineering sector. In telling her story, Paula highlights that a lot of engineers in the medical device industry have...

Press Release: Multi-Million Euro Investment and 100 New Jobs at Arrotek

by Arrotek
Multi-million-euro expansion and 100 new jobs for Sligo as medical device manufacturer Arrotek looks to the future Sligo medical device designer and manufacturer Arrotek is delighted to announce the planned creation of up to 100 new jobs after the company was granted planning permission for a 20,000sq ft extension to its headquarters in Sligo town. Arrotek is based in a purpose-built 50,000sq ft facility in the heart of the Medtech cluster in Finisklin Business park in Sligo, which was built in 2019 and features state-of-the-art manufacturing cleanrooms, laboratory, and engineering offices. It is expected that the additional 20,000sq ft will...

Arrotek to exhibit at Medical Technology UK

by Arrotek
Arrotek Medical Ltd are looking forward to exhibiting @MedicalTechnologyUK on 16th - 17th March in Coventry Building Society Arena. Come and visit us to discuss your Medical Device Design and Manufacturing project. You will find us at stand 98.

Supporting International Women’s Day 2022 at Arrotek

by Arrotek
Arrotek is proud to support International Women's Day 2022 and this year's theme, Break the Bias. Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women's equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. We can break the bias in our communities. We can break the bias in our workplaces. We can break the bias in our schools, colleges and universities. Together, we...

Arrotek install Electric Car charging facilities

by Arrotek Medical Ltd
Arrotek strives towards a greener future, and we fully support the move towards environmental sustainability. Work is currently underway to install electric car charging facilities outside of our premises in Finisklin Business Park in Sligo. More of our staff are investing in electric vehicles and this charging point will give them a convenient and hassle-free way to fuel up whilst also being kind to the environment. We are delighted to be able to offer this electric car charging point to our staff and customers.

Arrotek Supports UNICEF’s Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine Campaign

by Arrotek Medical Ltd
Arrotek has made a donation to UNICEF’s Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine campaign to help the organisation in its efforts to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to the world's most vulnerable people. UNICEF's goal is to help vaccinate two billion people across the globe, with a focus on health workers, vulnerable families, and other high-risk groups. It is doing this because scientists and health professionals believe nobody is safe from Covid-19 until everyone is safe. The money donated to UNICEF will help to buy, transport, and administer Covid-19 vaccinations.   Richard Loughlin from Arrotek said: “We are proud to support this...

Arrotek Wins Best Medical Device Design Specialist Award

by Arrotek Medical Ltd
Arrotek has won an award at the 2021 Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards: Best Medical Device Design & Development Specialists - ROI. The Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards are run by Global Health & Pharma. The annual awards highlight innovation and outstanding levels of performance. Richard McLoughlin from Arrotek, said: “We are thrilled to have won this award, it is testament to the amazing team we have inhouse in our facility in Ireland. At Arrotek, we continuously strive to deliver on client expectations while also pushing the boundaries of minimally invasive medical device design. “Every member of the Arrotek team is committed...