Key Statistics
J&J Vision Care
PM Group Office
40,000 sqm

J&J Vision Care Ireland manufactures high volumes of disposable contact lens for delivery to markets worldwide at it's highly automated manufacturing facility in Limerick. From an initial size of 28,500 sqm, the Limerick plant now comprises over 40,000 sqm. There is a strong focus on consistent quality and product innovation in an environmentally friendly, healthy and safe manufacturing environment.

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Dermot Donnelly
Dermot Donnelly

Medical Technologies Sector Director

Partnership approach

The appointment of PM Group in 1994 to design and manage the delivery of this technologically advanced manufacturing plant marked the beginning of a successful client relationship that has grown from strength to strength. The understanding and knowledge accumulated in over two decades of working together on expansion and continuous improvement projects brings speed, certainty and agility to project delivery at the facility.

PM Group's scope of services in the development of the Vision Care Ireland facility (Vistakon) included site selection services, master-planning, basic and detailed design, permitting, construction and commissioning qualification verification support.

Continuous Improvement

Since the facility opened in 1996, there has been continuous project activity with services delivered by our multidisciplinary team based in Dublin. A sample of the projects completed include:-

  • Sterile solution facility including bottle filling, formulation area and dispensary    
  • Thermal oxidiser including solvent handling, vent collection, RTO and carbon bed abatement system    
  • Phased addition of production lines including clean room, clean utility and service expansions.    
  • PG tank farm    
  • Laboratory upgrades    
  • Services upgrades to water, gas, energy and IT systems.    

PM Group's scope of services typically includes project scoping, basic and detailed design, permitting, construction support, project management and controlling.

Dermot Donnelly

Medical Technologies Sector Director