Wicklow Fianna Fáil Senator Pat Casey welcomed An Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD to Arklow last
Friday to visit the new expanded industrial premises for LMH Engineering at the IDA Technology Park
in Arklow and to discuss their jobs expansion programme.
An Taoiseach held a sit down meeting with the Management team of LMH along with IDA officials to
discuss the expansion of the company that has been based in Arklow for over 50 years.
Senator Casey introduced the Taoiseach to Managing Director James Kelly and his Production
Director Andrew Fenlon and Financial Controller Susan Byrne inside the new large Engineering
Facility and Office Unit in construction phase at the IDA park.
Senator Casey remarked “I have worked with the team at LMH Engineering in Arklow for nearly
seven years in securing their expansion needs and I was delighted to bring Micheal Martin to visit
them in 2019 to ensure that these high skilled jobs are kept in the town. I am delighted that we are
now meeting with the Taoiseach inside the new factory and office complex at the Arklow IDA site.
Today marks real, on the ground progress in the development of sustainable, skilled employment in
Arklow. LMH Engineering has established a world class reputation and client list with some of the biggest
high tech names in the business. Working with LMH and other local companies we are building a
bright new future for Arklow and the South Wicklow region in the technology infrastructure sector.
This sector is sustainable, and brings well paid and skilled employment which we so badly need.”
“I know from the meeting how impressed An Taoiseach was with the progress that the hard working
team at LMH have had to date and he assured them of continued support from the Government to
ensure that this Irish and Arklow-based Industrial success story grows from strength to strength.”
“This is why I entered politics. To deliver on the ground results. I will continue to work with local
companies and external investors to ensure that South Wicklow achieves sustained economic
growth for this and future generations.”