New LIMERICK Head Office attracts GLOBAL investment

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12-08-2022 Atlantic Projects Company Opening Limerick City Centre. Picture: Keith Wiseman

ATLANTIC Projects Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Argan Inc., relocates its new Irish Headquarters to Limerick and announces plans to increase its workforce by 200 over the next 12 months. This growth is as a result of a number of significant projects secured by APC to support the transition of the power industry as it moves towards a more renewable energy base. APC currently employs over 300 personnel across Ireland, UK and North America and it’s envisaged that the additional 200 positions announced will afford significant opportunities for Apprenticeship, Graduate and post Graduate programmes to support APCs continued expansion.

12-08-2022 Atlantic Projects Company Opening Limerick City Centre. Picture: Keith Wiseman

Working as an EPCProvider in Ireland since 1973 across the Oil, Gas and Electricity Generation sectors, Atlantic Projects Company is one of the most experienced power industry contractors in the world.
Specialising in the installation and maintenance of power plants, the company is heavily involved in the global transition from traditional electricity generation technologies to those that will assist markets and industries move towards a more renewable generation base. Co-operating closely with existing and new clients, it’s engineers and construction teams are at the forefront of providing efficient, renewable and viable solutions in power generation to Utilities, Independent Power Providers, Data Centres, LNG Owners and heavy Manufacturing and Process industries.
Billy Nolan, Managing Director, APC commented “We are delighted to be locating to our new premises on Howley’s Quay in Limerick. APC chose Limerick as we see great potential for continued growth from this region.

12-08-2022 Atlantic Projects Company Opening Limerick City Centre. Picture: Keith Wiseman

With the world class University of Limerick, the Technological University of theShannon, Shannon International Airport and the regions proud sporting tradition; we envisage tapping into the resource pool thatexists in the Mid-West while at the same time being able to attract employees to relocate, or return home, with rewarding employment opportunities in a region that affords an excellent work-WWlife-balance.
With support and partnership from our parent, Argan Inc, APC is well positioned to expand its range of services to its many existing and potential clients across the globe in what will be a transformational decade for the power industry.”
Metropolitan district leader Cllr. Olivia O’Sullivan said, “I am delighted to welcome Atlantic Projects Company to Limerick City where they have chosen to locate their new Irish headquarters. We are entering a new era in energy generation and APC is a global player in the power industry; working at the forefront in this transition. Their decision to locate in Limerick brings many significant opportunities for our graduates, and demonstrates further confidence in Limerick from the global engineering sector worldwide.”

APC AWARDED 3 ESB Power Projects
Atlantic Projects Company APC, has recently entered into engineering and construction services contracts with the Electricity Supply Board ESB to construct three 65 MW aero-derivative gas turbineflexible generation power plants in and around Dublin, Ireland. Two of the power plants, Poolbeg and Ringsend FlexGen Power Plants, will be located on the Poolbeg Peninsula, and the Corduff FlexGen Power Plant is to be built in Goddamendy, Dublin.
APC is currently working on a services contract with EPUKI London, UK, to construct a 2 330 MW natural gas-fired power plant in Carrickfergus, Belfast, Northern Ireland. The power trains will be provided by Siemens Energy which will utilise SGT5-4000F gas turbines.Dave Watson CFO Argan, speaking at the opening of the new APC headquarters inLimerick announced;
“It is great to be here in person in Limerick at this important milestone in the corporate evolution of APC under the Argan stewardship. In supporting APC, we are building from a position of strength, having made considerable progress against our strategic targets during the past two years in a difficult macro-economic environment.
The result of these two years of execution against our planned strategy, fundamentally means that APC is well placed to deliver sustainable growth and sustainable returns in the years to come, benefiting both its clients and stakeholders.Having these new offices in Limerick will assist APC in driving this growth while also reflecting the values and aspirations of its Clients, especially in helping them to tackle climate change and the transition to net zero.”