3D Printing Operations
in County Kerry
WAZP is excited to announce the plans to further expand its operations and workforce in Tralee, County Kerry.
- The new WAZP facility will see a further €2M investment by the company in Kerry.
- WAZP plans to increase its workforce by 20 in the next 24 to 36 months.
- This development further establishes Kerry as a hub for science, technology, and innovation.
Global End to End Supply Chain for 3D Printing WAZP, is delighted to announce it is expanding its operations in Tralee at the Monavalley Business Park, in the former BorgWarner factory. The new WAZP facility will see a further €2M investment by the company in Kerry. This investment incorporates the establishment of a new 3D printing facility and will bring job creation to the region; WAZP will increase its workforce by 20 in the next 24 to 36 months with roles in product design, engineering, supply chain, and operations. Furthermore, majority of these new roles will be flexible, where employees will be able to blend remote and in-office working.
Along with the ever-growing number of technology companies and academic institutions, this development further establishes Kerry as a hub for science, technology, and innovation. This expansion will allow WAZP to strengthen and build upon both existing and new relationships and partnerships locally, nationally, and globally. Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of WAZP, Mariana Kobal, had this to say,
“Our goal is to create state of art research and manufacturing facility that will enable us to develop more automated, replicable and sustainable 3D printing processes and solutions. We are looking forward to the opening of new premises and further expansion in Kerry.”
The continued support from the local community has been hugely beneficial to WAZP and this expansion will further cement links in Tralee and in Kerry. Ken Tobin, Chief Executive of Tralee Chamber Alliance, had this to say,
“The strength of our indigenous industries has always been the cornerstone of employment in the county. Having a homegrown business like WAZP committing so significantly to creating jobs and growing a cutting-edge sustainable business in Tralee proves once again that a successful business can start and grow in Kerry. Having watched them closely since their early beginnings I am delighted to see Mariana and Shane’s commitment being rewarded by expanding into the former BorgWarner plant, it shows once again their passion to support the town that helped them grow their business.”
WAZP offers its clients the most advanced, sustainable, and flexible supply chain solution. By harnessing the power of Additive Manufacturing, WAZP inspires companies to produce quality products, closer to the point of need whilst achieving industry-defining pricing, increased design complexity, and efficient processes to support clients’ adoption of digital content manufacturing with ease and efficiency. Sustainability is built into the WAZP DNA by doing more with less, propelling operational excellence through a no-waste culture within the company. This goal is achieved by being creative, efficient, and resourceful. This means less waste and increased efficiency at all stages in the supply chain for their clients.