Monday, May 27, 2013

70 new jobs for Meath East demonstrates wealth of talented and skilled workers available in the county

Fine Gael TD for Meath East, Regina Doherty, has today (Monday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, that Mafic (Black Basalt) Ireland Limited (Mafic) will create 70 jobs over the next three years with a multi-million Euro investment in its new production facility in Kells, Co. Meath. This development has been made possible with the support of the Succeed-in-Ireland Initiative.

“I am very pleased with today’s announcement. There is a wealth of talented and skilled workers in Meath East who are ready and able to take on the challenge and help Mafic succeed as the manufacturing centre of excellence and production headquarters.

“A big congratulations must go to the directors of the company, Jane Walsh and Brian Dougan, who are first time company directors who have expertly steered the company since it launched in November, to today’s announcement of a multi-million euro investment in the new production facility in Kells and the creation of 70 new jobs.

“This Government’s number one priority is to create jobs and position Ireland as the best small company in which to do business and I’d like to thank all those involved in the Succeed in Ireland initiative, and Minister Bruton, who have been heavily involved in bringing today’s announcement to fruition. ”

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