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An Tanaiste Simon Coveney TD officially opens new EDPAC International Manufacturing Site in Cork 

Today (5th April 2019), the data Centre and Air Cooling Systems manufacturer, EDPAC International, has announced the creation of 50 new jobs as An Tanaiste Simon Coveney TD officially opens the company’s newly extended manufacturing plant in Carrigaline, Co. Cork today (Friday).

The Irish owned company has an impressive client list, with installations at Doha Airport, Qatar’s Al Wakra Stadium, Hong Kong’s Metro, Bolivia’s Itaipu Dam, Copenhagen’s City Link Metro, the  BBC in the UK, most hospitals in Ireland and Pairc Ui Chaoimh in the company’s home county. EDPAC International processes multi-million euro orders from all around the world every month and is expanding the headcount in Cork to meet sustained growth over the last 3 years.

Carrigaline TD and current Tanaiste, Simon Coveney will be cutting the red ribbon this afternoon, and is set to arrive at approximately 2:30pm. It will be welcome news to the local area and Coveney is sure to highlight this.

EDPAC International will continue to operate from its sites in Newmarket (North Cork) and from Carrigaline, where more than 80 people are currently employed.  The company 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.   

“The opening of the extended manufacturing site will undoubtedly enhance productivity and how we work as a team, and I want to acknowledge that it is the people behind EDPAC International that make it a great place to work and a great company.  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, Managing Director of EDPAC International. 

EDPAC International is supported by Enterprise Ireland for a number of years. Following the successes of the EI Lean Plus programme, EDPAC have been recently approved for the EI Operational Excellence Programme which will further enhance development at the company.  

David Byrne, Department Manager – Electronics and Communications, Enterprise Ireland commented, “EDPAC is an excellent example of an innovative, regionally-based company with global ambition that has expanded its reach in international markets, building upon a strong business foundation to prepare for challenges like Brexit. Regional businesses like EDPAC contribute to a robust local economy and this expansion represents EDPAC’s continued commitment to Cork and the wider region, and we look forward to continuing our work with the team as they continue to grow.” 

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