Friday, October 04 14:38:37
Four companies are establishing new operations in Cork and Dublin with the creation of a total of 83 new jobs.
The companies were introduced to Ireland through ConnectIreland, the company responsible for delivering the Government's Succeed in Ireland initiative, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs, in association with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and IDA Ireland.
The announcement was made today at the third Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin Castle, which is organised by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, to foster economic growth and job-creation. Connect Ireland was an initiative of the 2011 Global Irish Economic Forum.
Sound and Sea Technologies Inc. (SST) privately owned Lynwood, Washington based company which provides a range of ocean and marine engineering services for the analysis, engineering development, fabrication and installation of undersea systems. It provides site investigation services from biologic assessments to environmental impact studies; it designs and installs ocean systems on the surface, mid-water or below the seafloor. Applications include port and coastal security, fiber optic and power cable systems, pipelines and terminals, offshore solar, wave and tidal projects. Meanwhile, Improv Asylum, who established their Boston Theatre in May 1998, has confirmed that it will establish their European Corporate Training entity, IA Innovation in Dublin. Some 12 jobs are expected to be created over the next three years in the business. IA Innovation currently serves the North American and European market from the US.
Up to 10 jobs are to be created in Dublin by Strategic Marketing Innovations, Inc (SMI) over the next year as it expands its US operation to Ireland. SMI, headquartered in Washington D.C., is a privately owned company specialising in technology consulting and government relations.
The Bayne Law Group is an American legal consultancy formed in Princeton, New Jersey. The Group, through its affiliate, Bayne International Limited, will create 6 new jobs in Cork. Bayne International is a business and research consulting firm which will provide back-office, off-shore support to The Bayne Law Group's operations in the United States.