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Listen: Local Cllr. & North Kildare Chamber Of Commerce Respond To The Loss Of C.500 Jobs At HP Inc., Leixlip.

: 02/08/2017 - 10:44

Hewlett Packard Inc has confirmed it's closing its global print business at Leixlip in County Kildare.

A statement from the company says it's 'likely' that close to 500 employees will be affected, and lose their jobs over the next 12 months.

It says the decision is not a reflection on employees here or on the Leixlip site's performance.

The company also says Ireland will remain a key market for HP, where they will maintain sales operations for Printing and Personal Systems business.

Alan Shine, CEO of the North Kildare Chamber of Commerce, and Ind. Celbridge/Leixlip Municipal District Cllr., Bernard Caldwell, who is at the site, joined Shane Beatty on Kildare Today within the last few moments to give their reactions to the news

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