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New Global HQ For King & Moffatt

New Global HQ For King & Moffatt
November 30
14:25 2018

Mechanical and electrical contractors King & Moffatt Building Services has officially opened its new global headquarters in Carrick on Shannon. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the company also announced that it will be significantly expanding its workforce with the creation of 50 new jobs and a further 40 jobs in the next two years.

The investment in the new headquarters will allow King & Moffatt to realise its ambitious domestic market and international growth plans. Pat King, Managing Director, said: “We have invested in this new facility to enable us to drive our vision for the future of construction. We believe that by embracing technology and taking an innovative approach, we will be able to tackle the productivity issues that construction faces and deliver projects faster and more effectively. The combination of this state-of-the-art offices and the growing skilled workforce will allow us to double our revenue within the next 5 years.”

King & Moffatt currently operates in Ireland and the UK and recently expanded operations into Germany, Poland, Portugal, and the USA. The current workforce stands at 300 people and the new employment opportunities will be for skilled technicians, design engineers, project managers construction specialists and those with mechanical and electrical skills. King & Moffatt also works closely with third-level institutes taking on ten students from engineering, quantity surveying, construction management and commerce courses on placement throughout the year, recognising the long-term benefits to the company, colleges and graduates.

The new headquarters is an energy-efficient building, which will help to lower the company’s carbon footprint. King & Moffatt’s own energy services division, which was opened in 2014 to assist it clients operate more energy efficient sites and save on energy costs, installed meters and now monitors the new office building to achieve this. As well as this the office boasts cutting edge lighting fixtures which can be used to show clients what is available out on the market. The move has also allowed the company to take environmentally friendly step of moving to a paperless office.

Stephen Hughes, Divisional Manager at Enterprise Ireland, said: “Enterprise Ireland has worked closely with the company to support its global ambition and growth in new markets. One in ten jobs in Ireland is in the construction sector and the industry is of significant importance to the national economy. King & Moffatt is an exemplar for other similar construction services companies in regional locations.”

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