Republic’s fabrication firms sign Strategic Partnership agreement

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Two of the Republic’s leading outsource fabrication companies have signed a Strategic Partnership formalising their decades long collaboration on high-end HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) ducting projects.

Announcing this agreement between McAree Engineering and Breffni Air, Brendan McAree, Managing Director of McAree Engineering Ltd, said: “We have collaborated with Breffni Air on a number of projects over the past 20 years and are delighted to formalise this arrangement.

“This partnership will help both firms to grow our business in a number of exciting projects where we can showcase our design and manufacturing expertise.”

Patrick Sheanon, Managing Director of Breffni Air, added: “Both our companies have worked together extremely well in the past. Both our firms are growing rapidly and building a complimentary capability, so it makes sense to formalise our relationship.

“We have similar values, are progressive and have the ability to deliver major projects by both working to our strengths.

“I am extremely happy that this partnership approach will ensure that together we will continue to grow”.

Breffni Air is completing a €5m investment in a new 100,000 square foot factory unit and associated machinery at its newly acquired site in Killygarry, Cavan.

This initial investment in will create a further 60 jobs in Cavan alone across engineering design, operations and back office support functions over the next 18 months.

With an extensive projects pipeline in place for technology and data centre projects in the Republic, UK and Europe, Breffni Air expects to create a further 80 positions across Ireland with the remaining 80 in Europe.

Vincent McAree, McAree Engineering Operations Director, commented: “We have invested €5m over the last 18 months in new facilities, machinery and jobs.

“We believe this strategic partnership will enable us to maximise the ongoing investment in our business and help us create more jobs in the locality.

“We are delighted to partner with Breffni Air on a number of forthcoming HVAC ducting and data centre projects.”


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