On the 29th and 30th of January 2020 the Business Support Unit returned to the National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition for the second year running.
Over €2 million in funding allocated to Portlaoise under Call 3 of the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) for the creation of a Low Carbon Centre of Excellence.
There was a large crowd in attendance at the Mountmellick Development Association building on Tuesday the 30th of July as Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan cut the ribbon to open the Webmill which is a new 44 desk co-working digital hub in Mountmellick.
New Plastic to wax recycling plant opens in Portlaoise, Co. Laois creating 16 new Jobs
Thursday the 28th of June 2019, a new co-working digital and community hub opened its doors in the former Brigidine Convent, Mountrath.
The 28th of June saw the official opening of the newly refurbished Fitzmaurice Place where conservation works on the Fort Protector have taken place.
Danish home retail brand JYSK will open in Portlaoise this August as part of their planned Irish expansion to open 15 new stores by 2020.
The 9th of April marked an important day for Laois as Greenfield Global Inc. Announced its plans to develop a new EU manufacturing headquarters in Portlaoise, Ireland. The company are Canada’s largest producer of alcohol, fuel ethanol and solvents. Greenfield which is based in Toronto has extensive operations in 12 locations across North America, and