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
Glanbia Cheese Ltd has contributed a major boost to the Laois jobs front with the announcement that it plans to investment €130 million in a cheese manufacturing facility in Portlaoise.