Each year, the manufacturing sector adds an impressive €13.4 billion in wages and employment taxes and continues to set new records, exporting goods worth €208 billion in 2022. Additionally, it shoulders a significant portion of our nation’s corporation tax revenue at over 44% (over €10 billion), ensuring that our government has the resources to support essential public services. There are 275,000 people employed throughout the regions in the Irish manufacturing sector, 11% of total employment in the economy.
Case studies / Explore
Discover how Boston Scientific has evolved over the years and why Ireland is a good place to start and grow a manufacturing business.
Read how Eli Lilly has taken huge strides in sustainable manufacturing, a key issue facing manufacturing today.
Leading the way in digital transformation is Schneider Electric which is supporting industries in digital transformation and energy management.
Innovation requires sustained and progressive investment, not only in monetary terms but also investment in citizens and communities.
From relatively small beginnings in 1969 when the company established a citric acid manufacturing plant in Ringaskiddy, Pfizer has grown to employ more than 4,000 people across five facilities in Cork, Kildare and Dublin.
Delivering an authentic brand to people around the world from a rural Leitrim location, to compete with the best in the world.
Ireland exports to over 40 markets around the world, growing and expanding through innovation while also focusing on development of a biomethane industry in Ireland.