ProPhotonix (IRL) Ltd. a designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems, part of the Exaktera group, announced that it has expanded its production capacity in Cork following an investment of €500,000. In addition to almost doubling capacity at the Little Island facility, this latest investment has also delivered increased production flexibility enabling ProPhotonix to deliver its LED lights faster for its diverse customer base.
ProPhotonix Cork (originally CorkOpt) was founded more than two decades ago as a spin-off from the NMRC (now Tyndall National Institute). It designs and manufactures LED lights including custom LED solutions for applications including machine vision, 3D printing, and disinfection. The company provides solutions across industrial, medical, and security markets. Among its customer base, ProPhotonix partners with six Fortune 20 customers.
Kiyomi Monro, Vice-President of Exaktera LED business said, “this is an exciting time for the LED business. This additional production flexibility and capacity has already enabled ProPhotonix to improve our offering to the market and we look forward to further growth in the future.”
Mary Buckley, Interim CEO of IDA Ireland said, “this announcement that ProPhotonix is to increase its production capacity in Cork is welcome. IDA Ireland remains committed to winning jobs and investments in regional locations.’’
Source: IDA Ireland