ANSAmed is based in Boyle, Co. Roscommon and provides advanced extrusions and catheter solutions to the global medical device industry, including multilayer, co‑extrusion and multi-lumen extrusion capabilities, and catheter design, development and manufacturing services. ANSAmed was acquired by the US multinational company, Vention Medical, a full-service medical device outsourcing company, in August 2011. The acquisition will establish a strategic European presence for Vention Medical and serve as a base for further European and international expansion. The acquisition of ANSAmed expands Vention Medical’s capabilities in the development and manufacturing of specialty devices used in a range of interventional and surgical procedures, as well as the utilisation of ANSAmed’s technology and breadth of experience. The business is expected to double its workforce over the next three to five years and is currently undertaking a major expansion of the factory in Boyle.