Intel makes biggest private investment in history of State and sees 5000 construction workers hired
Intel is investing over €3.5 billion in its Kildare site with 5,000 construction workers hired for the project.
This is the largest private investment in the history of the Irish State.
The company is investing in this project to prepare its Leixlip site for the next wave of technology.
Since Intel located to Ireland in 1989, it has hired over 5,200 people in its companies across Kildare, Shannon, Belfast and Cork.
The Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton and IDA Ireland welcomed Intel’s significant contribution to the Irish economy.
“It was a major win 25 years ago when the company first decided to locate operations here and it has made a massive contribution to the Irish economy in the years since then”
Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton
Commenting on the facility and Intel’s operations in Ireland, IDA Ireland Chief Executive Barry O’Leary said:
“Intel is behind the biggest investment in the history of the State at Leixlip and the scale of its operations there continue to develop. The future is bright for the company and the facility, and it is in a strong position to take on future capacity in the years ahead, helping to underpin the existing operations, which employ 4,500 people.
IDA Ireland Chief Executive Barry O’Leary