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Manufacturing enterprises in Ireland


Employed (direct & indirect)

2nd largest

Employer in the Republic of Ireland


Manufacturing employment is region based

€112 bn

in exports across the globe


Manufacturing contributes 24% of total economic output

€6.5bn / €7.8bn

Manufacturing firms pay €6.5bn in wages and €7.8bn in labour costs


Manufacturing firms invest over €3.4bn in the Irish economy

Smart Manufacturing Drivers

– Increased flexibility and agility
– Increased competitiveness
– Increased speed of innovation
– Digital connectivity with suppliers & customers

Smart Products

Smart Machines

Smart Production Systems

Smart Supply Chains