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SCP commences €6m project to triple size of GE Measurement & Control facility

New build is the largest single project undertaken by Shannon Group subsidiary since the formation of the Group last autumn New facility will enable consolidation of GE Measurement & Control’s operations in Shannon Shannon Commercial Properties (SCP) has embarked on its largest project to date with the development of a new €6 million, purpose built facility for a leading global operator and employer in the Shannon Free Zone. In the first major investment as part of a €21 million first phase...

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€21 million, phase-one redevelopment programme to create cutting-edge facilities at Shannon Free Zone

New and refurbished units will strengthen the hand of development agencies to attract major investment into the region Shannon Group today confirmed the commencement of the €21 million first-phase of a major redevelopment programme at the Shannon Free Zone, which will significantly strengthen the hand of development agencies in attracting major investments and enabling job creation in the region. The five-year programme by the Shannon Group’s property company, Shannon Commercial Properties Ltd,...

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Shannon Group makes positive start as first annual report shows all units of business achieving progress

Shannon Group makes positive start as first annual report shows all units of business achieving progress Group targeting sustained growth, significant reinvestment and cost containment/efficiencies Thursday, April 30, 2015:  Shannon Group plc has delivered significant progress on key objectives set for 2014 and is now embarking on a programme to address group-wide underinvestment and improve cost efficiencies, its first annual report has revealed. The inaugural report covers the four month financial...

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Redevelopment work starts at Shannon Free Zone, Co. Clare

The Company undertook a major upgrade to the front entrance lobby/circulation area and upgrade to the fit-out on the first floor. Shannon Commercial Properties awarded the project management and design contract to Quinn Architects, Limerick, following an open tender process.  Galway based Monami Construction Ltd was awarded the upgrade works contract. The project was completed in six months and the building is now available for lease. “Shannon Free Zone was initially established in the 1960’s...

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John Crane Ireland Ltd. Celebrating 40 Years in Shannon

Global leader in engineered technology John Crane Ireland has this week marked a milestone anniversary as it celebrates 40 years since it planted roots in the Shannon. The long-established company, which produces industrial sealing applications, currently employs over 90 workers at the Shannon Free Zone, with an average length of service exceeding 20 years. Speaking as the company celebrated its 40th anniversary, John Crane Ireland, Plant Manager Chris Milici said that this depth of experience...

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ANNOUNCEMENT FOLLOWS ASL AVIATION GROUP SIGNATURE OF LETTER OF INTENT FOR NEW LOCKHEED MARTIN LM-100J HERCULES FREIGHTERS 21 July 2014 ASL Aviation Group has announced a partnership with Shannon Airport which will see Shannon become a new base for ASL’s Hercules aircraft operations. ASL plans to initially base two L-100 aircraft in Shannon, to be used on missions ranging from oil-spill response to humanitarian aid. The Hercules’ crews and support staff will be based in Shannon where Air Contractors,...

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SAA Chairman welcomes Aero-Zone decision to locate in Shannon Free Zone

Tuesday, 1 July 2014: Shannon Airport has welcomed the announcement that one of the world’s leading operators in the aircraft parts industry, Aero-Zone, is to launch its European headquarters in the Shannon Free Zone. Aero-Zone, Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chandler, Arizona based Aero-Zone, which has been providing new and aftermarket parts for commercial, corporate and general-aviation aircraft since 1994. Welcoming the announcement, Shannon Airport Authority Chairman Rose Hynes said,...

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Shannon Free Zone on founding board of World Free Zones Organisation, launched in Dubai today

Organisation launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai Representation on board will be major opportunity to grow trade for Shannon and Ireland 19th May 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The birthplace of duty free zones, Shannon Airport, has today scored another remarkable first as its Chairman Rose Hynes was named as one of the founding board members of the World Free Zones Organisation at its launch in Dubai. Ms Hynes also takes a...

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ARCH to establish new specialist training centre at Shannon Airport

New lease of life for iconic airport building SHANNON, Monday, 24 March 2014: ARCH, a specialist technical training provider focusing on the wind energy and other ‘work at height’ sectors, is to establish a new training facility at Shannon Airport for safety training for technicians working on tall structures. The new training centre will see ARCH convert the former Boiler House building at the airport into a specialist, new facility. The iconic 175 sq metres building, which is located on the...

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