Edwards, the supplier of vacuum and abatement services and solutions to the global semiconductor industry, announced yesterday that it is establishing a new Service Technology Centre (STC) in Blanchardstown to support the semiconductor manufacturing industry in Ireland.
The new centre and associated field service operations are expected to employ up to 120 people across activities such as technology, engineering and support. The development represents an investment in the region of US$7.5 million.
The facility will include warehousing facilities, factory areas, meeting rooms and a dedicated training centre to cater to the practical and theoretical training needs of both Edwards employees and those of Edwards’ customers.
Welcoming the news, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar said, "I’m pleased Edwards have chosen Blanchardstown for their new flagship facility, creating 120 new jobs for the area. Blanchardstown has the talent and connectivity to make it an excellent location for any company to invest in and I wish Edwards the very best as they grow their operations here."