Automation company Endress+Hauser has announced it is to establish an international SAP IT hub, in Kill, Co. Kildare, creating 20 jobs over five years.
The company offers comprehensive process automation products, solutions and services across pressure, level, flow, analytics and temperature.
Endress+Hauser already have a local sales and service centre in Kill with a satellite office in Cork, both serving its domestic Irish client base. Twenty-six people are employed between the two operations.
Christophe Roche, general manager, Endress+Hauser Ireland, said: “The aim of the hub will be to support SAP users across Endress+Hauser in Ireland, and in eight other countries across Europe to begin with. Our strong focus on innovation, R&D combined with the strong support from bodies such as the IDA makes Ireland the ideal place for such a hub.”
He continued: “Choosing Ireland as the location for this hub also shows Endress+Hauser’s commitment to their operations in Ireland which will only grow in the future.”
IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan added: “It is great news that Endress+Hauser is establishing this facility, with an internationally focused remit alongside its existing operation, adding significant value to the Kill site, to county Kildare and the mid-east region. I wish the company every success with this expansion.”