5th March 2012
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today announced that Datalogic ADC, a division of the Datalogic Group, world leader in the automatic identification and data collection industry, is establishing an EMEA HQ, shared services and customer management centre in Dublin, creating approximately 30 positions in the near future. IDA Ireland worked closely with the company to attract this investment to Ireland.
Datalogic ADC offers a complete range of state of the art solutions with fixed position retail scanners, handheld scanners and mobile computers for applications in several industries including retail, transportation & logistics, manufacturing, entertainment, healthcare and services. The Dublin HQ, Shared Services and Customer Management centre announced today that it expects to employ several people, creating employment opportunities for accountants, accounts payable/receivables, order management and inside sales personnel. The Dublin operation will play a strategic role within Datalogic ADC, streamlining its EMEA processes providing an optimum sales/marketing service to customers.
“We are delighted to be establishing our new EMEA HQ in Dublin and are confident that Ireland has all the necessary elements to assist us in driving our European growth. Ireland’s global recognition as a centre of excellence for shared services, together with the presence of other technology companies here were all factors which influenced our decision. We are confident that this strategic location will allow us to strengthen our European customer relationships, propelling our business to even greater success,” declared Bill Parnell, Datalogic ADC CEO.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD said:"This Government's plan to reach the levels of employment and economic growth we so badly need identifies a number of key sectors where as an economy we have significant potential. One of these is business process outsourcing, and we will to implement a series of changes in 2012 to make it easier to create employment in these areas. Today's announcement provides some indication of the potential in this area. With implementation of the Action Plan for Jobs I am convinced that many more announcements like this will be possible in the coming years".
Commenting on the announcement, IDA CEO, Barry O’Leary said “I am delighted that a pioneering company like the Datalogic ADC division of the Datalogic Group has chosen to establish its EMEA headquarters in Dublin. Datalogic ADC joins many other technology companies that have recognized the advantages of locating in Ireland. We look forward to working with Datalogic ADC as it grows and embeds its EMEA HQ.”
About Datalogic ADC
Datalogic ADC, the world leader in the automatic identification and data collection industry, offers state of the art solutions with fixed position retail scanners, handheld scanners and mobile computers. Datalogic ADC’s range includes in-counter and on-counter point of sale scanners, general purpose and ruggedized handheld scanners, rugged mobile computers, industrial PDAs and vehicle mount computers. Solutions for applications in several sectors include healthcare, hospitality/entertainment, manufacturing, retail, services and transportation & logistics.
Businesses in the retail sector can particularly benefit from Datalogic ADC’s vision-based technology solutions, analytical tools, self-shopping solutions and consumer relationship technologies.
A division of the Datalogic Group, Datalogic ADC is headquartered in the US with a presence in over 120 countries. Datalogic and the Datalogic logo are registered trademarks of Datalogic S.p.A. in many countries, including the U.S. and the E.U. and the Datalogic Automatic Data Capture logo is a trademark of Datalogic S.p.A.