Laois man to the fore in major jobs boost for North Kilkenny and Castlecomer

Company actively recruiting now

Sean Keane


Sean Keane


Castlecomer boost

On the factory floor. L-R Kevin Brennan Managing Director of Modubuild, John Comerford Managing Director of Asgard, and Maurice Shortall. Photo: by Brenda Murtagh

A Laois man is to the fore in a major jobs boost for north Kilkenny and Castlecomer.

A new factory, which will employ 20 people within three months, is up and running, manufacturing platforms for the pharmaceutical, cell therapy and medical device industries. Hopes are high that the number of jobs at the facility will quadruple over the next 12 months.

One of the joint CEOs for the company PrimusPod Group is Clough man, Kevin Brennan. .

In a joint statement, with fellow CEO, John Comerford, Kevin said: "Our newly refurbished manufacturing facility is at the very cutting edge of offsite construction for controlled environment, clean rooms plus mechanical and electrical spaces. This is very much reflective in our investment of state of the art manufacturing equipment and our investment in the Mill’s building its self. Giving our employee, including our clients a modern, comfortable and vibrant workspace. It’s vital that we deliver a high quality product and service, whilst enriching our local community of Castlecomer by delivering local employment”.

They will be in full manufacturing by mid to the end of January 2018 and are now actively recruiting: BIM technicians; Mechanical Designers with BIM experience, Electrical designers with BIM experience, Welders, Sheet metal fabricators, Pipe fitters, Electricians, HVAC engineers