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Sterling Engineering Announce 50 New Jobs for Galway

Sterling Engineering, a provider of outsourced engineering services for manufacturing companies across medical technologies, life science, automotive, food and beverage industries has announced that it plans to create 50 jobs in Galway with the establishment of its EMEA HQ in Galway City.

Founded in Chicago in 1969, Sterling is a $56m award winning company that offers end-to-end engineering solutions for highly regulated activities such as strategic planning, design, process, packaging, documentation and automation.

This project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin TD said, “I welcome Sterling Engineering’s commitment to create 50 new jobs as they establish their EMEA headquarters in Galway. The decision to bring their operations to Galway – the company’s first expansion outside of the US –  is a testament to the skilled, talented workforce in the West of Ireland and right across the country.”

CEO of Sterling Engineering, and Longford native Dolores Connolly said, “we chose Ireland as the location of our EMEA HQ because of the country’s commitment to attracting industry leading technology and manufacturing companies The ecosystem of universities and research clusters working together to foster engineering talent and innovation aligns well with Sterling’s capacity to support clients scale their production and manufacturing needs.”

“Ireland is home to several existing multi-national clients that have encouraged us to expand our geographic footprint to continue providing world class engineering services to their locations in the EMEA region. This expansion to Europe also broadens Sterling’s exposure to new prospective clients looking for full scale project management services across a number of industries. As a Longford native, it brings a unique sense of satisfaction to be here in Galway and am very much looking forward to exploring this ’old’ but new frontier!”

IDA CEO Michael Lohan said, “I wish to welcome Sterling Engineering to Galway and to thank them for choosing Ireland as the location of its EMEA HQ – Sterling’s first expansion outside of the US.  EMEA is an important territory for Sterling, and its decision to locate in the West will strengthen the region’s well established technical and engineering ecosystem. I wish Sterling Engineering every success.”

Source: IDA Ireland

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