Sterling Engineering’s Expansion to Galway Highlights Ireland’s Commitment to Attracting Tech and Manufacturing Companies
Insight Point: Sterling Engineering’s decision to establish its EMEA headquarters in Galway, Ireland showcases the country’s dedication to attracting industry-leading technology and manufacturing companies.
Sterling Engineering, a provider of outsourced engineering services for manufacturing companies across various industries, has announced plans to create 50 jobs in Galway with the establishment of its EMEA headquarters. This expansion marks the company’s first venture outside of the United States and is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
The decision to choose Ireland as the location for its EMEA HQ is a testament to the country’s commitment to attracting industry-leading technology and manufacturing companies. Ireland’s ecosystem of universities and research clusters working together to foster engineering talent and innovation aligns well with Sterling Engineering’s capacity to support clients in scaling their production and manufacturing needs.
CEO of Sterling Engineering, Dolores Connolly, expressed her satisfaction in choosing Ireland as the location for their expansion, stating that the country’s commitment to attracting industry-leading companies and its existing multinational clients were key factors in their decision. This move not only allows Sterling Engineering to continue providing world-class engineering services to their existing clients in the EMEA region but also broadens their exposure to new prospective clients across various industries.
The establishment of Sterling Engineering’s EMEA headquarters in Galway will bring significant benefits to the region. Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin TD, welcomed the company’s commitment to creating 50 new jobs, emphasizing the skilled and talented workforce in the West of Ireland and throughout the country. This expansion will strengthen the region’s well-established technical and engineering ecosystem.
The Irish Government, through IDA Ireland, has been actively supporting Sterling Engineering’s project. IDA CEO Michael Lohan expressed his gratitude to the company for choosing Ireland as the location for its EMEA HQ. He highlighted the importance of the EMEA territory for Sterling Engineering and how their presence in the West of Ireland will further strengthen the region’s technical and engineering ecosystem.
Sterling Engineering’s expansion to Galway not only brings economic benefits to the region but also highlights Ireland’s commitment to attracting industry-leading technology and manufacturing companies. With a skilled workforce and a supportive ecosystem, Ireland continues to be an attractive destination for companies looking to expand their operations.