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Kirby’s Global Ambition

  • August 31, 2018

    As part of its Global Ambition campaign, Enterprise Ireland interviewed Jimmy Kirby, Kirby Group Managing Director about the company’s growth and success across Europe, strengthening capabilities, its expertise in delivering projects in its key sectors: data centres, life science, industrial manufacturing, and substations and renewables, and the company’s future plans.

    Below is an extract from the interview.  The complete interview can be read here.

    “We’ve achieved growth in three ways, through strengthening our capabilities, going deeper into our chosen sectors, and through geographic expansion.” Jimmy Kirby, MD Kirby Group Engineering.

    Developing export markets has helped Kirby treble its business in just seven years.

    Founded in 1964, Kirby provides full mechanical and electrical engineering contracting services, as well as specialist high voltage (HV) and medium voltage (MV) design and construction services, to clients across several key sectors. These include data centre, life sciences, industrial manufacturing, commercial, petrochemical, and substations and renewables.

    With the support of Enterprise Ireland, Kirby operates in a number of markets including the UK and Northern Europe.

    Jimmy Kirby, Kirby Group Managing Director