Major Boost for Mid West Region as Taoiseach Opens New Ei Electronics Group Headquarters in Shannon, and Announces Plans to Create 200 Jobs

4th March 2022

Ei Electronics
L-R: Ei Electronics Manufacturing Director Jim Duignan, An Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Ei Electronics CEO Mick Guinee

Shannon based Company Ei Electronics today welcomed Taoiseach Micheál Martin to officially open its state-of-the-art new Group Headquarters on its existing Campus. The Company also announced plans to hire 200 additional staff over the coming 12 months at its Shannon Facility. The new Headquarters Building on the existing Ei Campus comprises a 10,000m2 facility.

It includes significant additional manufacturing capacity, Research and Development, and office space. The expansion underpins a strategy of maintaining 100% of manufacturing in Shannon, in addition to the co-location of other key functions on a single site.

Commenting on the announcement at the Ei Electronics Campus in Shannon, Taoiseach Michael Martin said: “I’m pleased to be here to witness first-hand the continued expansion of Ei Electronics, one of Ireland’s largest and most successful manufacturing and electronic companies. For over five decades the company has been a remarkable contribution to Shannon and the Mid-West region and its ambitious plans for future growth and job creation are very welcome. Ei Electronics is an outstanding Irish-owned company creating solutions with a global reach and I commend Michael and his team on today’s milestone announcement.”

Ei CEO Michael Guinee added,“We are delighted to welcome An Taoiseach for what is another milestone in Ei’s long history. Today we embark on our next phase of growth, on the site in Shannon we have occupied for over 55 years. This building is a testament to the dedication of very many people over several decades, built on a strong culture of loyalty, respect, commitment and long service.”

Enterprise Ireland CEO, Leo Clancy said “Enterprise Ireland is delighted to see Ei Electronics continue its ambitious growth strategy. The new state-of-the-art facility here in Shannon means a bright future for an excellent company that is a great example of Irish innovation and advanced manufacturing. The opening of this new facility, together with Ei Electronics plans to recruit an additional 200 people over the next 12 months, is very welcome news for the Mid-West region.”

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