€5 million expansion at McAree Engineering creates 30 jobs

The announcement of 30 new jobs for McAree Engineering has been described as “local jobs for local people”.

The family-owned company are investing €5 million to expand the business at its base in Ballinode in North Monaghan. 30 jobs will be created following the announcement of a €5 million expansion at McAree Engineering. The 3rd generation family business was established in 1946 and are one of Ireland’s leading sheet metal fabrication companies in Ireland.

The Minister for Business Heather Humphreys, along with management at the company made the announcement this morning as they hosted over 50 businesses as part of the North East Lean Network. Minister Humphreys praised this morning’s announcement saying local jobs depend on indigenous businesses like McAree Engineering:

McAree Engineering operates out of two factories in North Monaghan, in Ballinode and Carrickroe. The company currently employs more than 120 staff and are expanding their offices into the adjacent community centre along with expanding production on a new site in Ballinode. Sale and Marketing Manager at McAree Engineering Peter Richardson outlined more about the €5million investment: