EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: West; Border, Midland and Western
Location of affected unit(s): Sligo


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
71.12 - Engineering activities and related technical consultancy
Number Employed: 470

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 20-05-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 20-05-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Sligo-based engineering firm LotusWorks is to create 100 new jobs by the end of 2017. Fifty of the new jobs are to be filled over the next six months, with the remaining 50 to be placed by the end of next year. The new jobs will be technical and engineering roles. LotusWorks already employs 470 people in Co Sligo, providing specialist engineers and technicians to customers in the life sciences, data centres and hi-tech clients sectors.