70 Jobs At Meath Basalt Facility

70 new jobs are to be created by Mafic Ireland Limited over the next three years through a multi-million Euro investment in a new production facility in Kells, County Meath.

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton made the announcement this week.

Mafic is in the process of establishing a basalt fibre production facility in Kells Business Park.

The facility will become Mafic’s manufacturing centre and production headquarters.

The new jobs will be in the areas of General Management, Shop Floor Managers, General Operatives and Administrative Staff.

Minister Bruton said: "The innovative Succeed in Ireland initiative is about marshalling all the resources of our community and our diaspora to tackle the jobs crisis and attract new multinational companies who would not otherwise come to Ireland.

"Through local connections and with support from my Department through IDA Ireland, a manufacturing facility which otherwise would have gone elsewhere in the world is coming to employ people off the live register in a regional town which would ordinarily struggle to attract multinational investment. I commend all involved."


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