AN ABERDEEN-headquartered engineering agency has invested in its first Irish facility in an effort to help development in new markets.
EnerMech has right this moment formally opened in its first facility in Eire, after investing €9.2m to create 170 new jobs and broaden into new markets.
The bottom cements the built-in options specialist’s dedication to the realm and its development drive throughout new sectors and geographies.
EnerMech has already delivered a number of campaigns from the positioning, together with offering its companies to a big semiconductor undertaking for a world-leading North American firm.
Positioned in IDA Eire’s Enterprise and Know-how Park in Athlone , the corporate has been delivering its vary of specialist companies from the bottom for the previous yr.
This undertaking is supported by the Irish Authorities by way of IDA Eire.
Tanaiste & Minister for Enterprise Commerce & Employment, Leo Varadkar stated: “I’m actually happy to welcome EnerMech to Eire and particularly Athlone, which is a unbelievable selection of location for this substantial funding.
“These 170 new jobs might be an actual enhance, and actually underline Eire’s development as a global superior manufacturing hub.
“EnerMech has 50 years of expertise with a worldwide presence in 23 international locations.
“We are going to proceed to work laborious to create the proper setting to draw such world-class corporations to all elements of the nation.
“I want the group all the perfect and belief they are going to be very pleased of their new neighborhood.”
Minister of Commerce Promotion, Digital & Firm Regulation Dara Calleary TD stated: I’m delighted that EnerMech have chosen Eire for this growth which is able to create 170 jobs over the subsequent three years.
“EnerMech’s new facility in Athlone is nicely positioned to serve the thriving engineering, biopharma and MedTech clusters within the area and past.
“These roles, throughout a spread of specialist engineering disciplines, will present a unbelievable alternative for the extremely expert and gifted workforce our nation has to supply.
“I want the group each continued success on this new chapter.”
The corporate now employs over 110 staff regionally, together with 5 native apprentices on the Pipefitting Apprentice Scheme, delivering a broad spectrum of capabilities throughout specialist engineering disciplines to help undertaking building and supply.
These numbers are anticipated to rise to an extra 60 full-time job alternatives together with an extra 10 apprentice openings within the close to future.
Along with development in core markets, the transfer additional helps the corporate’s international diversification drive because it eyes growth in infrastructure, renewables, energy, power, and hi-tech industrial sectors, a key development space for EnerMech throughout the globe.
The Eire base is one other step ahead for the corporate on this purpose, as the power is residence to the corporate’s first ISO-certified cleanroom.
This extra functionality helps excessive purity welding and pipework manufacture, a key aspect within the semi-conductor, pharmaceutical and meals industries.
Christian Brown, Chief Govt Officer at EnerMech, stated: “The launch celebrations mark the top of a profitable first yr for EnerMech in Eire.
“Our new facility opens plenty of doorways for us as we glance to ship extra initiatives from this base in addition to construct on our current work throughout a various mixture of finish markets.
“This wholesome mixture of enterprise development demonstrates our multi-discipline capabilities are being extra extensively recognised and valued in new methods throughout the board.
“Coming along with IDA Eire the Irish authorities, and purchasers to formally launch the positioning is a proud second for the corporate and employees.”
CEO of IDA Eire, Martin Shanahan stated: “The institution by EnerMech of a worldwide built-in options specialist, in Athlone is terrific information for the Midlands area and past.
“This funding is strongly aligned to IDA Eire’s strategic pillars of Affect and Regional Improvement. I want EnerMech each success with this funding.”