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Deirdre Sayers

Primary School Teacher

Department of Education and Skills

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40 New Jobs for Killarney with plastics firm Tricel

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40 New Jobs for Killarney with plastics firm Tricel

Friday, May 15, 2015 

40 New Jobs for Killarney with plastics firm Tricel

Tricel, formerly known as Killarney Plastics, is to create 100 new jobs over the next 18 months.

40 of the jobs are to be based in the company's Kerry headquarters in Killarney. The company which has now expanded into environmental manufacturing and waste water treatment has also announced 60 new jobs for their UK and France operations.

The new jobs include graduate positions, and will strengthen operations in the areas of:

  • Management
  • Engineering
  • R&D
  • Product development
  • Marketing and
  • Manufacturing

The jobs  are worth an extra €2.4 million to the local economy. Making the announcement this morning Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said "Companies like Tricel, operating in manufacturing and engineering sectors, often family owned, have huge capacity to drive employment growth in every town and village of the country."

Tricel already employs 250 people in Ireland, Britain and France while group exports have risen to more than 70 per cent of turnover over the last eight years.

Visit the Tricel website for more information about the company

The CareersPortal Team