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Edpac expansion creates new jobs

Ciaran Coughlan, Edpac’s sales marketing director, and MD Noel Lynch at the opening ceremony

IRELAND: Data centre and air cooling systems manufacturer, Edpac International has officially opened an extension to its factory in Carrigaline, Co Cork, creating 50 new jobs.

The expansion takes the manufacturing operation in Carrigaline to over 5,000m², adding a new environmental test laboratory, dedicated factory witness test facility and a new canteen. The company’s other plant in Newmarket (North Cork) supports the Carrigaline factory, providing prefabricated components and manufacturing high quality air handling systems to customer specifications.

Performing the official opening ceremony, today, Simon Coveney, deputy head of the Irish government, said: “Edpac International exemplifies all that makes Irish companies so successful around the globe;  a high quality solution, innovative in design and execution combined with ambitious leadership and outstanding customer service to create a truly world class product.”

As a result of the expansion, Edpac is actively recruiting a further 50 employees over the next 24 months, particularly design engineers, refrigeration technicians, plumbers, electricians as well as quality engineers and logistics personnel.

“We have a number of exciting international and national projects in the pipeline, and look forward to continuing to grow and develop from our Cork sites in Carrigaline and Newmarket,” said Noel Lynch, Edpac International’s MD.

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