SIG opens 5th branch in Limerick

SIG, Ireland’s largest supplier of specialist building products has announced the opening of its 5th branch in Limerick on 8th June. With existing branches in Dublin, Cork, Belfast, and Omagh, this expansion represents an exciting opportunity for SIG to contribute to the future development of Limerick city and the wider mid-west region.

Despite challenging economic conditions and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the construction industry, SIG has demonstrated steady growth over the past few years. They have recruited a strong and experienced local team of 10 people under the leadership of their Manager, Chris Barron, and they hope to add to this number in the future. This expansion not only signifies their commitment to the local economy but also their intention to provide further employment opportunities in the area.

Next-Day Delivery from SIG Limerick Branch

SIG Ireland is a subsidiary of SIG Group, the leading supplier of specialist insulation, roofing materials, and sustainable building products across Europe. With over 65 years of experience in the construction industry, SIG Group has established itself as a central player in the construction industry supply chain. Operating from an extensive network of 444 sites throughout Europe, they possess comprehensive knowledge of construction materials and stay abreast of all the latest innovations and technologies.

With 5 branches in Ireland and a range of over 8,000 different building products, SIG is the go-to supplier of for specialist building products and technical expertise to main contractors and subcontractors. Their fleet of trucks and vans means that they can provide a prompt and reliable next-day delivery service to their customers, and they also lead the way in the industry in their use of technology to keep their customers informed of the progress of their orders and delivery times.

SIG have a great team in Limerick, who have previous experience working together in the construction industry. Their expertise and familiarity with building products will ensure that they provide an exceptional service to their customers in Limerick and the wider mid-west region.

Sustainability is a core value at SIG

SIG are committed to reducing carbon emissions and waste throughout the construction industry supply chain. As a leading distributor of specialist building products, they leverage their position to promote sustainable and environmentally-friendly solutions to their customers. They actively collaborate with manufacturers and customers to encourage the adoption of lower carbon materials and systems, including bio-sourced solutions. By offering a wide range of environmentally conscious products, they aim to contribute to the construction industry’s transition towards a lower carbon future.

SIG’s vision and focus align with the principles of the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC), of which they are a proud member. Through the IGBC, they participate in initiatives such as “Building a Zero Carbon Ireland” and commit to specific actions in three key areas: providing more homes by improving efficiency in existing buildings (SIG’s Technical Building Solutions Team provides free impartial advice on energy-saving construction products and guidance on building regulation compliance), reducing emissions in the construction sector, and addressing transportation and logistics emissions. By working closely with the IGBC and their industry partners, SIG aims to play a significant role in Ireland’s journey toward achieving a zero-carbon future.

New Limerick Branch

While their Limerick branch may be new, SIG has been delivering building products to Limerick and the wider mid-west region for many years. They have built strong relationships within the construction industry and the local community. To mark the branch’s opening, SIG is delighted to have Clíona’s Foundation, a national charity providing financial assistance directly to parents with sick children, participating in the official opening on June 8th.

SIG is dedicated to providing exceptional service and expertise to customers through a team of knowledgeable professionals, including their Technical Building Solutions Team, who offer free and impartial advice on energy-saving construction products, passive fire protection, and compliance with building regulations. By prioritising sustainable practices and environmentally responsible products, they strive to reduce carbon emissions and minimise the environmental impact of construction projects in Ireland.

SIG Limerick is conveniently located in the Eastway Business Park, near the NCT centre, ensuring easy access for customers in Limerick and the surrounding region.

The size of their Limerick branch unit is approximately 20,000 square feet, providing ample space to accommodate their extensive product range and serve the needs of their customers efficiently.

They are proud of the growth and accomplishments they have achieved as a company. Recently, SIG was shortlisted for the Sustainable Large Business of the Year in the PwC/Business Post Sustainable Business Awards, highlighting their commitment to sustainability.

As they look to the future, SIG is excited about the opportunities that lie ahead in Limerick. They are confident that the expansion into Limerick will further strengthen their position as the leading supplier of specialist building materials and technical expertise to the construction industry in Ireland.

SIG Managing Director, Kevin Windle said: “I am delighted that we have opened our first new branch in over 15 years in Limerick. Limerick is a vibrant city with exciting plans in place under Limerick 2030 for its future development and the wider mid-west region. We look forward to contributing to the development of the city and the region through our new premises and the strong local team that we have assembled under Chris Barron.”

SIG Limerick Branch Operations Manager said, Chris Barron: “SIG Customer Service is at the heart of everything we do around the country, and we are bringing this to our new Limerick branch. Whether it’s offering technical advice on building materials or providing efficient collections, SIG focuses on our customers.

“Our Limerick branch has a large stock of building materials, enabling faster turnaround for same day / next day delivery compared to other providers. Already, customers have praised us for the hassle-free experience and quick collection turnaround times.”

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