A Clare-based company that produces equipment for some of the world’s largest medical device and ICT companies has announced a €2 million expansion plan with 30 new jobs for its facility in Smithstown, Shannon.
Modular Automation confirmed to The Clare Herald that the expansion project will deliver a state of the art Automation Innovation Centre and will result in the generation of 30 high skilled positions.
Every machine developed by Modular Automation is designed, built and tested at their Shannon facility.
Modular are currently operating from a 25,000 sq.ft factory at Smithstown Industrial estate in Shannon, the expansion will add an additional 22,000 sq.ft.
The additional jobs are being supported by Enterprise Ireland. Construction is expected to commence in May with final completion in late 2015 (subject to planning).
Commercial Director, Martin Dolan adds, “Our business is experiencing incredible growth. In the last 2 years we grew our team by 50% and we now employ 94 people. We want to maintain this momentum and to support this we plan to recruit a further 30 high skilled engineering positions over the next 2 years.
” It has been a busy month for us, we were delighted to be named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme which was held in Dublin on March 6th,” added Mr. Dolan.
Modular Automation are currently recruiting and have a number of exciting opportunities ranging from apprenticeships to junior and senior level engineering roles.
For more visit www.modularautomation.ie.