Hopes The Majority Of 100 New Jobs In Shannon Will Be On Stream Within A Year

OLED Material Manufacturing Ltd. (OM2) and PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that they are embarking on a multi-million-euro capital investment that is expected to create up to 100 high-tech jobs at a new Shannon manufacturing site.Ê Pictured at Government Buildings are (L-R) An T‡naiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD; Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland; Austin McCabe, Director, OLED Material Manufacturing Limited; and Gerry Cahill, PPG Plant Manager, Shannon. PIC: MAXWELLS

It’s hoped the majority of the 100 new jobs announced today for Shannon will be on stream within the next year.

A multi-million-euro capital investment from OLED Material Manufacturing Ltd and PPG will see high tech jobs in the areas of engineering and chemistry aim to meet growing market demand.

Production will take place at the old Avara Pharmaceuticals site, which is understood to require upgrading before it can become operational.


Austin McCabe of OLED and firstly Gerry Cahill of PPG, have been telling Clare FM’s Josh Prenderville this lunchtime that those works are getting underway imminently.