Saturday 23 June 2018

Irish packaging solutions company to create 80 jobs as part of €27m investment

Brian O’Sullivan, managing director of Zeus
Brian O’Sullivan, managing director of Zeus
Ellie Donnelly

Ellie Donnelly

Zeus, an Irish owed packaging solutions company, is to create 80 jobs as part of a €27m investment in new premises in Ireland and the UK.

An investment of €15m will see Zeus’ Dublin presence double in size to 250,000 sq ft, with the creation of 50 new jobs.

While the company is investing a further €12m in its new 100,000 sq ft premises in Bedfordshire, England, which will create 30 new jobs.

Commenting on the announcement, Brian O’Sullivan, managing director of Zeus said that the investment was a sign of the company reaffirming its growth in the Irish and UK markets.

"This mirrors our global expansion, having recently opened our Canadian site, a new and exciting market for Zeus. We are also looking forward to growing our team, both in Ireland and the UK, which will further strengthen our increasingly diverse offering."

Founded in 1998, Zeus employs 150 in Ireland, and 300 in total across 13 countries worldwide.

In 2017, the group’s turnover was €135m, and turnover is expected to increase to €150m in 2018.

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