Eurotek and Avtek merge as Ion Solutions

Business, Technology | Mon 8 Jan | Author – Business & Finance
John Roche, CEO; Kevin Moore, Director; Graham Lowen, Director; Ciaran Moen, Director, Ion Solutions

The visual communications companies Eurotek Ireland and Avtek Solutions, which are sister companies, have merged to now do business under the single name of Ion Solutions (EMEA) Limited.

The company is headquartered in Sandyford, Dublin and is 100% Irish owned. €150,000 has been invested in the construction of the brand and it currently has 62 employees on its books. The official launch came to pass in the 1 January, 2018.

Eurotek, which was established a half century ago, focuses on design, supply, installation and integration of AV comms equipment and production systems and has clients such as RTÉ, TV3, Kerry Group, Croke Park Stadium and the SSE Arena.

Avtek formed as a separate entity in 1994 and serves indoor and outdoor live events, conferences and exhibitions. Its clients include Fáilte Ireland, Huawei, Toyota, Nissan, the Aviva Stadium and the RDS.

In terms of existing managerial structures, this will remain the same as the two companies combine their expertise.

The range of services supplied by Ion Solutions are categorised under three main headings:

  • Live events
  • Systems integration: Eurotek’s AV and digital equipment capabilities.
  • Managed services: combined Eurotek and Avtek teams.

The CEO of Ion Solutions, John Roche, said: “This is a very exciting time for our business. Ion Solutions brings together a diverse skill set across a range of areas and allows us to offer a broader range of services that totally sets us apart from our domestic and international competitors. Innovation is at the very core of what we do and we will continue to invest in state-of-the-art equipment and technology to ensure the best quality products and customer service. We also have a strategic growth plan in place to develop the business, both organically and through acquisitions and we also intend to enter a number of new markets across Europe in the coming 18 months.”