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Supporting innovative engineers to deliver sustainable solutions for global challenges

The Irish engineering sector is rich in capability in areas including metal fabrication and assemblies, precision engineering and plastic extrusion. It is regionally diversified across Ireland and has a strong global export footprint in many industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Agriculture, Materials Handling, Medtech, Waste Management and Food manufacturing. The industry is made up of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) supplying highly differentiated high value finished products internationally as well as a range of companies which provide high end sub-supply products to customers globally. The industry is characterised by continued investment in manufacturing equipment, automation, digitalisation, R&D and talent to ensure it is leading edge.

Shaping Ireland’s future

€2.328bn up 21% on 2021 figures

2022 Export value by Sector Dept (ABR 2022)

25,392 (+5% on 2021 figures)

2022 Number of jobs by Sector Dept (AES 2022)


Number of start-ups by Sector Dept

Businesses we’ve helped to grow

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Success Stories

ATA thriving with new digital processes

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Success Stories

How Rennicks are looking to the future with support from the Sustaining Enterprise Fund

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Dolores Cantwell, Director of Finance & Operations, Rennicks Group Ltd.

Success Stories

Suir Engineering: Delivering successful mission critical projects in the Nordics

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Suir Engineering

Success Stories

Enterprise Ireland instrumental in the scaling of Combilift

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Martin McVicar of Combilift

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Enterprise Ireland supports Irish companies at every stage of their journey, from early-stage to established businesses and multinationals.  We provide funding, advisory and development supports, helping Irish owned companies to achieve their exporting ambitions and to become global leaders in their field

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