Rockwell welcome Minister for Finance Michael McGrath for office re-opening celebrations in Cork

Rockwell proudly unveiled the finished product of their office renovations in Cork in early April. Minister for Finance and Cork South-Central TD Michael McGrath was the guest of honour, cutting the ceremonial ribbon to re-open the newly renovated premises. Also in attendance was Enterprise Ireland’s Regional Director Martin Corkery and Assistant Chief Executives to Cork City Council Brian Geaney and Pat Sweeney.

Rockwell enlisted the expertise of M2 Office in January to carry out the office renovations. Many unused spaces we’re converted to state-of-the-art meeting and collaboration rooms, as well as establishing a welcoming reception area and a large-scale canteen to accommodate the growing number of staff.

Upon his arrival, Minister McGrath immediately set out to meet each of Rockwell’s staff members, spending over an hour learning about how the company works and the industry it operates within.

“I enjoyed the last hour or so going around the building and meeting many of you individually. Really, I just want to congratulate the whole team on the tremendous success that Rockwell has enjoyed, which is built on the hard work, dedication, and expertise of the team here.” Minister McGrath in his address to Rockwell’s staff ahead of the ribbon cutting.

With an impressive list of current and past clients, Rockwell continues to deliver projects to both Irish firms and foreign direct investors. In industries like, bio-pharma, life sciences, technology, and engineering.

“My job as minister and the governments job is make sure that we have an overall environment in Ireland that is pro-business and supportive of investment… I want to reassure you of the continued support of the government. We value what you do, having over 200 people as part of the Rockwell team is a phenomenal achievement.” – Minister McGrath.

Rockwell’s Managing Director Garret Murphy, paid homage to the existing company culture that was evident when he assumed the position in September of last year. Now with his sights set on growth and expansion, the company culture will remain a central element to attracting new talent and developing employee wellbeing.

“The culture in Rockwell is something that is truly special, of course the skills and expertise of those within the company are ever-present, but to foster a people orientated culture is what I think is most impressive.” – Rockwell Managing Director Garret Murphy

The event was a fitting celebration with the new offices being the setting for Rockwell’s future. Minister McGrath touched on the industry that Rockwell continues to grow within, pledging the continued support of the government to encourage foreign direct investment and nurture indigenous Irish firms to thrive.

“It’s really heartening to see an Irish owned, indigenous firm that started over 40 years ago… To see it go from strength to strength, providing what is a vital service across our economy particularly in the bio-pharma area.” – Minister McGrath said in his address to Rockwell staff.

Rockwell are Industry leaders in the delivery of design, installation and commissioning of HVAC, pipework, and decarbonisation solutions across all industries. Rockwell has completed and continues to carry out projects for some of the world’s most notable companies, Including Eli Lilly, Pfizer, MSD, Stryker and various other engineering and semi-conductor clients.

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