Type
Business expansion
Country
Ireland
Region
Border; Midland and Western; Midland
Location of affected unit(s)
Longford
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Equipment
25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

140 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 April 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2011

Description

An engineering company specialising in manufacturing equipment for oil and gas drilling rigs has announced the creation of 140 jobs in Longford town, in the Irish midlands region. Cameron Ireland plans to invest €15 million in its existing midlands plant, which currently employs about 220 people, as part of a five-year expansion plan.

Cameron Ireland has bene located in Longford since 1978. It is owned by Cameron International Corporation, which designs and manufactures products for the oil and gas industry, and employs 12,400 people globally.


Sources

  • 10 April 2008: The Irish Times

Citation

Eurofound (2008), Cameron Ireland, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 66514, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66514.