WESTCHESTER, ILLINOIS – October 16, 2023 –Sterling Engineering, a provider of project engineering services and resources, announced its plans to create 50 jobs in Galway by establishing its EMEA HQ in Galway City.
Founded in Chicago in 1969, Sterling is a $56m award-winning company that offers end-to-end engineering solutions such as strategic planning, design, process, packaging, documentation, and automation, as well as workforce solutions for a variety of industries, including life sciences, food and beverage, manufacturing, energy, and information technologies.
The Irish Government supports this expansion through IDA Ireland.
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin TD said, “I welcome Sterling Engineering’s commitment to create 50 new jobs as they establish their EMEA headquarters in Galway. The decision to bring their operations to Galway – the company’s first expansion outside of the US – is a testament to the skilled, talented workforce in the West of Ireland and right across the country.”
CEO of Sterling Engineering and Longford native Dolores Connolly said: “We chose Ireland as the location of our EMEA HQ because of the country’s commitment to attracting industry-leading technology and manufacturing companies. The ecosystem of universities and research clusters working together to foster engineering talent and innovation aligns well with Sterling’s capacity to support clients in scaling their production and manufacturing needs. Ireland is home to several existing multi-national clients that have encouraged us to expand our geographic footprint to continue providing world-class engineering services to their locations in the EMEA region. This European expansion also broadens Sterling’s exposure to new prospective clients looking for full-scale project management services across several industries. As a Longford native, it brings a unique sense of satisfaction to be here in Galway, and I am very much looking forward to exploring this’ old’ but new frontier!”
IDA CEO Michael Lohan said: “I wish to welcome Sterling Engineering to Galway and to thank them for choosing Ireland as the location of its EMEA HQ – Sterling’s first expansion outside of the US. EMEA is an important territory for Sterling, and its decision to locate in the West will strengthen the region’s well-established technical and engineering ecosystem. I wish Sterling Engineering every success.”
For more information, please visit www.sterlingengineeringeu.com