Happy International Labour Day

Today, 1st May, is International Labour Day - a good day to reflect on the value that our hard working team delivers to IWP. Our business depends to a huge extent on the skills, initiative and good will of our workforce. Here at IWP we invest in upskilling of employees when the opportunity arises and we make a point of ensuring that our team has a clear path to fulfilling their potential with the company.  
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Timber Prices Continue to Challenge

Over the past 28 years we at Ire Wel Pallets have been through many vicissitudes in the pallet and timber packaging manufacturing and supply industry. Currently, the elements affecting our industry have come together in such a way as to create a perfect storm of challenges for all of us, suppliers and customers – but we will weather it together. The nub of the issue is the decline in availability of timber and the global increase in demand for timber and timber packaging. TIMCON, the Ti...
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Industry 4.0 – Are We Ready?

As a business with innovation at its heart, the team at IWP are very excited about Industry 4.0 and ready to embrace all of the benefits it will bring for us and for our customers. Hailed as "The Next Manufacturing Revolution", Industry 4.0 describes the use of automation and data exchange in manufacturing and combines digital or cyber features with the physical creation or assembly of a product. We have heard a lot of discussion around this new trend in our dealings across Europe. We are ...
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Project Ireland 2040 Has Promise

IWP joint managing director, Mary B. Walsh contributed her view on the recently launched economic development strategy Project Ireland 2040 to the press. Mary's view is optimistic - "The commitment to improve transport infrastructure and broadband capabilities is to be welcomed and she says both can make an enormous difference when it comes both to business and quality of life". More information can be found on Project Ireland 2040 here Thank you to the Enniscorthy Guardian for involin...
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Wexford County Council Promotional Video

Wexford County Council Promotional Video Ire Wel was invited to participate in a video promoting Ireland and Wexford as a business location and a good place to live.   Ire Wel's participation in this promotional project confirms the company's strong commitment and participation in the business community in the county and in Ireland. This video will be used worldwide to promote Ireland as a place to do business and to set up business in, in particular in Wexford.
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Going for Growth seeks female entrepreneurs

A programme which helps women entrepreneurs expand their business is seeking applications for 60 funded places in 2015. One of the 2014 participants was Mary B Walsh of North Wexford based Ire Wel Pallets Ltd. The 'Going for Growth' programme is designed to support women who are serious about growing their businesses. The majority of participants in this year's programme increased their turnover by an average of 15 per cent, and an additional 88 jobs were created by participants, ten inte...
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