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Kirby’s Irish Advantage

  • August 30, 2018

    As part of its Irish Advantage campaign, Enterprise Ireland interviewed Jimmy Kirby, Kirby Group Managing Director about the company’s growth and success across Europe, 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

    Delivering projects the ‘Kirby Way’ has helped Kirby Group Engineering grow business across Ireland, the UK and continental Europe for more than half a century, tripling its annual turnover to a current figure of €167 million over the past number of 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 centres, life sciences, industrial manufacturing, commercial, petrochemical, and substations and renewables.

    “We have developed an in-house integrated project execution process, called the ‘Kirby Way’, which involves creating and sharing value through working collaboratively and deploying highly-skilled and dedicated project teams who are committed to the success and delivery of the project,” explains Group Managing Director, Jimmy Kirby.

    Jimmy Kirby, Kirby Group Managing Director, interviewed as part of Enterprise Ireland's Irish Advantage campaign