Broadcast: Friday May 31st 2019
Nationwide visits the world’s first free trade zone at Shannon, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The brainchild of the late, great, Dr Brendan O’Regan, Shannon Free Zone started with 30 acres, but has grown to some 600 acres today. The Zone became a trend-setter, renowned worldwide for innovation, and now employs more than 8,000 people.
Ei Electronics is proud to be one of the largest employers in the Shannon Region with 100% of manufacturing, R&D and Engineering based here for our worldwide operations. This episode takes a look inside our 23,000 square metre campus and rich history over the last 56 years.
Full programme available: https://www.rte.ie/player/series/nati…