A MAJOR product packaging business in Limerick city is expected to increase its labor force by up to 30 over the next two years, following a major EUR8m growth to its center.
Rigi Containers, an Irish corrugated product packaging business, formally opened two major extensions at its production website in Galvone Organisation Park, in Southill this Monday.
Stiff Containers is owned by VPK Product Packaging Group.
Over the previous 3 years, Rigid Containers Limerick has operated and grown as an organisation unit, producing high-end corrugated product packaging for industry, durable goods, food & & drinks, Pharma & & medical, and E-commerce all over the globe.Site director Mark Munnelly said that business has rapidly established itself as a”centre of excellence for quality service through flexibility and functional excellence.”Given that taking control of in 2015, we have actually grown our production volume by 30%, with plans for more expansion. While financial investment in both making innovation and centers are central to the progress made by Rigid Containers to this day, our sustainable competitive advantage lays with our gifted and committed 95 personnel members, many with over Twenty Years experience in the industry. “Personnel agents, through Siptu and the TEEU, have been essential stakeholders in the organisation because 2015, and have actually shown strong leadership and pragmatism dealing with us to deliver a 4 year pay offer that allowed us to deal with key business difficulties, whilst securing 4 years of constant pay enhancement for staff following ten years of no pay increases.” Mr Munnelly stated that Rigid is planning to handle an extra 25 to 30 staff members over the next 2 years. He added that they are likewise dedicated to the local community, and are sponsoring minor GAA groups in Limerick and Limerick City FC’s women’s team.
“So our competitiveness goes far beyond business park, and our investment in the county’s future surpasses our 100 %sustainable product packaging and pursuit of
local suppliers where possible. “The southern extension is 880 square metres and accommodates a new materials managing system. The western extension consists of a 708 square metre ground floor and
a 400 square metre of mezzanine floor. The ground floor accommodates a new gluing maker and supplementary equipment, while the mezzanine permits for more offices, conference rooms and a personnel canteen.Sean McGlynn, Limerick Regrowth said invited the EUR8m financial investment this week:”The growth here at Stiff Containers is a genuine success story for the location. Limerick Regrowth in South Hill is constantly
keen to support the advancement of work centres and as such work extremely carefully with the Galvone Service Association in an effort to support the continuous advancement and growth of all businesses through a series of infrastructural upgrades to the estate.”