“Our business has thrived in Mayo and we continue to invest in the development of our operation here in Ballina. One of the surprise advantages of the location has been the great lifestyle we can offer employees – something which is becoming a real advantage in attracting potential new talent.”
John McGowan, GM, Ballina Beverages, which makes Coca-Cola
Mayo excels in manufacturing. Its manufacturing heritage spans food and drink, engineering, medical tech and agricultural products. This strong manufacturing background is why members of Mayo’s global diaspora lead some of the largest manufacturing companies in the world.
Mayo’s Enterprise Investment Unit is building on the success of this local manufacturing sector, providing support and advice at start up stage and forging invaluable links with larger, well established companies. It secures investment for the transport infrastructure that underpins the county’s manufacturers, as well foreign direct investment in industry.
Manufacturing growth is determined by factors of production such as cost base, productivity, availability of staff, links with education, design, research and development skills and infrastructure. Mayo excels in all of these.
"In terms of setting up a businesses in Mayo, there are numerous advantages and benefits; low set up costs, a good quality of life, excellent business supports and networks, a flexible highly skilled workforce, inexpensive transport and freight costs and Ireland West Knock Airport which allows access to the UK & Europe, Mayo is a great place to be!"
Tommy Griffith PEL Waste Reduction Equipment
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