Growth through Export Award



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Seaquest Systems is a family owned business manufacturing bespoke equipment for the marine and aquaculture industry known globally for its excellence of design and performance. Since building a plant expansion in 2014 the company has more than doubled its workforce to 63 employees. SeaQuest Systems exhibit at most of the major fish expos and export to all the major fishing countries around the world recently adding Belize and Namibia as new markets. As sales of deck cranes and fish pumps continue to increase work has started on the next plant expansion for this ambitious company.

Irish Pressings

Manufacturing press tools, pressed parts and welded assemblies for the Automotive Industry Irish Pressings was established in 2005. The company employees 59 people ensuring that employees are trained in the latest technologies to support this growing business.

Over 95% of all products are exported to countries all over Europe. Operating in this very competitive global marketplace Irish Pressings continues to seek out new customers for their products and it is a major achievement that this company based in Donegal has been able grow and further expand its customer base. With sales increasing each year this is an ambitious company with big plans for future growth.

KER Group

KER Group has been operating for 22 years providing a range of automation solutions for the Marine Fishing and Fish Farming industries. KER Group supplies and installs refrigeration plants, vacuum pump systems, and carries out full electrical installations for large fishing vessels worldwide.

As the demands on refrigeration suppliers grows KER Group is continuing to increase market penetration, in the Scottish, Norwegian and South African markets with the aim of becoming a market leader in refrigeration systems for these salmon producers in the next 18-24 months. KER Group are experts in their industry and it has sets its sights on continued success and growth.

Swan Net Gundry

Swan Net Gundry is one of the strongest net manufacturing firms in Europe. This Award winning business currently exports products to customers across the world. With service depots in Shetland, Donegal, Galway & Cork, Swan Net Gundry provides a 24/7 service to foreign vessels when they arrive in port.

The new on-line presence has resulted in more queries from outside Ireland and a state of the art retail outlet is currently under construction in Killybegs. Swan Net Gundry is always adding new products to meet specific customer requirements and works hard to develop new markets. This business is passionate about its Marine customers and aims to remain at the forefront industry.

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CLOSING DATE: Public view for the online vote closes at 10am, Monday 30th October 2017 and the final deadline is 10am, Wednesday 1st November 2017

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