Three US firms announce investment plans
There have been three seperate jobs boosts announced for Limerick, Cork and Galway today.
US firm KEMP Technologies announced plans to locate its European sales and marketing headquarters in Limerick.
According to the company the move will initially create 10 jobs with the potential to develop more over the next two years.
Prior to the announcement KEMP had no direct corporate presence in Europe and the company says it has over 3,000 customers worldwide with Europe accounting for one third of its market.
A second US firm announced that it will increase its workforce in Ireland by 10pc by the end of 2011. Rockwell Automation employs over 19,600 people globally and acquired Cork based technology company ProsCon in 2007.
The firm says it has just completed the final steps of integrating the acquisition as a precursor to this expansion, which it is thought will create around new 15 jobs.
Elsewhere, Aspect, a communications company announced that it is to open two new facilities in Galway this month.