The company is actively recruiting to increase its 150-strong headcount both at its global headquarters in Dublin and its manufacturing plant based in Athlone, reports The Irish Times.

Speaking to The Irish Times after the group’s agm last week, chairman and chief executive Bruce Cozadd said the company was “growing pretty much across the board” as it increases its spend on research and development this year to $200 million, or about 12 per cent of revenue.