LEAN CONSTRUCTION IRELAND ANNUAL CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS 2023
Apex Fire have a nationwide network on the Island of Ireland which is part of a larger group of companies known as the Moyne Roberts Group with companies operating in Northern Ireland & the rest of the UK, along with operations in Holland, Belgium & Germany.
Apex Fire provide high quality Moyne Assured products with expert credentials, coupled with a quality service provided each time. We specialise in delivering Installation’s & scheduled services for Fire Detection, Protection products along with providing Fire & safety Training both classroom & online.
Apex Fire specialises in all types of Portable & wheeled fire extinguishers, Fire hose reels / cabinets & fire alarm / Emergency lighting systems. This can involve us doing a complete survey, followed by installation, commissioning & future servicing plans of these products to their relevant Standards.
Apex Fire are at the forefront of developing relevant standards in its field at, national level, National Standard Authority of Ireland & European level as members of EUROFEU in making our own contribution to this important area in the business of fire safety.
Arcadis DPS Group
Arcadis DPS Group is a global engineering, consulting, and project management company, serving high-tech industries around the world. Arcadis DPS delivers services for clients across the complete engineering and construction value chain including feasibility studies, concepts, consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning, qualification and validation; as well as contingent staffing solutions.
Arcadis DPS applies its extensive process engineering expertise built over 48 years, as well as significant Lean construction experience to assist clients in high-end process sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech, and semiconductors to deliver manufacturing facilities speedily, safely and cost effectively. What sets the firm apart are the partnerships it builds with clients through a fundamental understanding of their
businesses and its own agility, flexibility, original thinking, and high-caliber people.
On December 2, 2022, DPS Group joined Arcadis, the leading global design & consultancy organization for natural and built assets. The acquisition comes after five years of successful collaboration between both organizations. DPS (renamed as Arcadis DPS Group) is now part of Arcadis’ Places GBA, providing clients with a one-stop, full-service provider across the entire spectrum of built environment facilities. For more
information, visit www.dpsgroupglobal.com.
At Ardmac, our reputation is built by delivering results and exceeding client expectations. In over 45 years, we have grown from a small Irish operation to the leading provider of high-tech cleanrooms, data centre solutions, quality fit-outs, specialised refurbishments, and turn-key construction of manufacturing facilities across Europe.
We still believe in setting new standards for our industry and driving innovation, we believe in tailoring solutions to our clients’ evolving needs, and in working hard to harness our unrivalled knowledge to deliver safety first and excellence as standard across award winning projects.
For our clients, that means acting with honesty and integrity always. Respect always and an open and transparent approach are key to developing long-lasting, trusting relationships.
For our employees, that means encouraging them to be forward-thinking, to embrace change, and to share new ideas and knowledge. That experience and knowledge feeds back into projects to bring certainty to our clients, and to deliver superior results.
Ultimately, we settle for nothing less than excellence as standard. We go the extra mile to ensure that we continue to lead the way in our industry and to uphold our ethos of Building Better.
ATU Sligo (formerly IT Sligo) have developed Ireland’s largest suite of online part time programmes for the civil engineering and construction sector. They have also partnered with Irish Water, TII, The Department of Transport, and the SCSI for bespoke programme offerings to address key industry needs. Recently, ATU have created Ireland’s Civil Engineering Apprenticeship Consortium and have received funding to develop and deliver Ireland’s Civil Engineering Apprenticeships from Higher Cert to Masters level. They offer many programmes, which have incorporated lean thinking and tools such as the Post grad Cert in BIM and Lean Construction Management and an MSc in Project Management. They will shortly be launching a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Lean Construction. Last year they received the Irish Construction Excellent (ICE) award for the best post graduate programme for the Meng in Road and Transport Engineering. This was the first online programme to achieve Chartered Engineering certification by Engineer’s Ireland. ATU work closely with industry to ensure effective knowledge transfer in both directions. They are active in research and consultancy in many areas such as civil, water and transport engineering as well as lean construction, project management, quality management and process optimisation.
Crystal Lean Solutions
Crystal Lean Solutions (CLS) is a leading Lean service provider supporting Customers in Ireland, UK, and Europe within the Construction, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Electronics, and Software sectors.
Our aim is “to develop peoples' capability in Lean Thinking to systematically deliver results by making your job easier".
We believe in delivering nothing short of the highest level of professionalism in all our relationships with clients, employees, associates and our environment.
Diatec is a leading technology partner to the Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) sector, establishing itself as a key knowledge base, providing best in class software, hardware, training & consultancy, & delivering value to our clients with unparalleled customer service.
We are a UK Gold Partner & Elite Construction Partner, the only Autodesk Construction Management partner in Ireland, an Autodesk Accredited Training & Certification Centre and HP & Microsoft IT partners solely focussed in the AEC sector.
Diatec understands the evolution of the UK and Irish construction industries & the technology requirements of these markets. This includes emerging technologies, new workflows & solutions to deliver projects faster, minimise risk & enable organisations to deal with the growing complexities of projects.
Over the last 30 years, Diatec has grown with our customers, their success being our success. We have supported them every step of their journey, ensuring they had the right tools and helping them adopt new technologies and minimising disruptions as they have grown.
Our experience, dedication, knowledge and investment in our staff have seen Diatec become an essential resource for our clients in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction sector.
Enterprise Ireland is the state agency responsible for supporting the development of manufacturing and internationally traded service companies. We provide funding and aid businesses at all stages, from start-ups to large enterprises, helping them expand, improve efficiency, and grow globally.
We offer Lean Business Offers (LeanStart, LeanPlus, LeanTransform) to enhance performance via digital tech, innovation, and sustainability.
Under the Housing for All plan, Enterprise Ireland supports domestic residential productivity and innovation through the Built to Innovate initiative. This includes grants to cut residential construction costs, prioritising Home Builders, Contractors, and off-site system suppliers' partnerships, which have already yielded impressive results.
Since its March '22 launch, Built to Innovate has supported companies that will deliver over 18,000 units within the next three years.
Supports range in scale from Digital Discovery Vouchers or Lean Start to more extensive projects involving system development, training, and external consultancy support.
The primary focus is on Contractors, House Builders, and optimising offsite systems through design and added value in factory settings.
Errigal is a market leading construction company with specialist expertise in partition systems, external façade, interior fitout, ceilings and bespoke solutions. Our track record in these specialist areas is internationally renowned and, as a result, we are able to provide an exceptional service on construction projects of all sizes. With a dedicated manufacturing facility at our headquarters in Monaghan, we also have regional offices in London, Northern Ireland and Europe. Previous notable projects include 22 Bishopsgate in London, the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Battersea Power Station London and Adare Manor in Limerick.
Established in 2012, Fiontar Group are leading the charge in providing outsourced Health, Safety Environmental & Quality services that are delivered by a dynamic, industry-leading team. We provide cutting-edge safety services that perfectly blend technology and expertise to deliver exceptional results.
We have created DocuSafe, our own in-house document management system which brings on-site digital safety to the construction industry at an affordable price.
Helping Businesses Be the Best They Can Be
Exploring new and better ways of working that will bring improvements in the shortest time.
Learning how a challenge that has kept you awake at night has been solved by others.
And knowing that you’re building a strong company not just for yourself, but as part of your commitment to Ireland’s competitive future.
The key to it all is SHARING. A coming together for the good of not just one, but for all. At the Irish Centre of Business Excellence, our Members know that power is gained by sharing knowledge, not holding on to it. Because knowledge only reaches its true potential when we pass it on – and watch it multiply. Without a doubt, some of the most successful companies in the world are those who share, collaborate and practice free exchange of ideas.
This ‘willingness to work together’ is in the DNA of the ICBE, and has seen us help set, support and share best business practice, skills and knowledge for all our Members within the manufacturing and service industries.
Through events, customised funded training, Benchmarking Visits to exemplary companies and our unique Call for Support process we facilitate continuous improvement, spread innovations and collectively solve problems for the good of all.
ICBE Advanced Productivity Skillnet
This comprehensive Skillnet is committed to promoting innovation and productivity though industry-led training for the manufacturing and service sectors in Ireland. Advanced methodologies and technology are key focus areas.
Focusing initially on Lean, Six Sigma and Shingo, this Skillnet has expanded to include key technologies and methodologies from automation to data analytics and additive manufacturing.
IPS-Integrated Project Services Limited.
IPS is the recognised leader of EPCMV services. These services are provided on a stand-alone basis, as a fully integrated project delivery, or as a combination of the two models. Whichever model best suits a client and their project, we incorporate our world-class Knowledge, Skill & Passion and operational expertise in the areas of technical and business consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, project controls, construction management, and compliance.
John Sisk & Son
John Sisk & Son is an innovative, international, construction and engineering business with long term vision and who celebrated 160 years in operation in 2019. Sisk is Ireland’s No1 provider of construction services with extensive operations across Ireland, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe and has the track record, scale and capacity to successfully undertake large, complex, multidisciplinary programmes. We are recognised by our global clients as world leaders in safe delivery.
In the UK we are active across arrange of sectors and regions with offices in St Albans, Solihull, Warrington and Bristol. We deliver projects and programmes in key sectors such as Data and Technology, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, Infrastructure, Transportation, Commercial, Residential, Retail, Industrial, Leisure, Education and Energy.
Sisk employs approx. 1,700 people across its operations in Ireland, the UK and Europe.
Jones Engineering is a leading global, mechanical, electrical and fire protection contractor operating in 14 countries across Europe and the Middle East. The original company was set up by Harry O’Neil in 1890 and to this day has continued his vision of prioritising education, training and innovation. Over the last century Jones Engineering have grown sustainably in both size and reputation with a turnover of c€700m and resources of over 3,500 people worldwide.
Jones Engineering have been applying LEAN principles for many years and recognising the benefits it brings to their firm, their clients and the industry as a whole. This commitment has fostered their dynamic, knowledge-driven and customer-focused concentration on eliminating waste and creating value
For over 30 years Mace have been delivering some of the most complex and challenging construction projects in the world – including some of the most iconic structures ever built.
Mace was founded on the principal of finding a better way, and our clients work with us to deliver their ambitions and push the boundaries of innovation to deliver better, faster and more sustainably.
We’ve helped to bring global icons to life, like the Shard and Battersea Power Station, as well as building cutting-edge research facilities and world-class residential and commercial projects.
We know that we have to build with purpose. That means we strive to create opportunity with each and every step forward.
Far more than just buildings, we see the built environment in a larger context, whether we are creating new neighbourhoods or ambitious new infrastructure projects.
From building more safely and sustainably to adopting radical new methods of offsite delivery, our construct engine is leading the way in our sector.
Whether it’s towers or Stadiums, museums or supermarkets, airports, homes or banks - to name a few - our success is founded on a simple formula of finding a better way of delivering for our clients.
We build strong, enduring relationships. We nurture long-term partnerships. Together, we redefine the boundaries of our ambition. From leading developers and clients from both the public and private sector, we work together and challenge each other to deliver distinctive value.
And if our relationships are the key to the success of our construction business, then our approach to health and safety, quality and service excellence are the foundations on which everything rests.
We place construction to production, digital and data, service excellence, quality, assurance and sustainability at the heart of our construction delivery. That means delivering faster, better and greener; increasing productivity, reducing waste and leaving a legacy of quality and safety.
Mercury is a European contractor. We build and manage complex engineering projects that reimagine how people work and live in the built environment. We believe that real innovation happens if you’re willing to be brave. Our determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver leading edge construction solutions across a range of key sectors, including Data Centres, Life Sciences & Advanced Technology, Building Services, Healthcare, Fire Protection & Technical Support Services.
Our purpose is to deliver our clients vision through leading edge construction solutions. We go beyond our duty which turns clients into partners and builds relationships that thrive.
Mercury has long been an advocate of Lean and has been implementing its principles into work practices for many years. Lean has always been something we strive for and our default position is if there’s an activity or a task that we’re going to perform for our client, safely we’re always trying to make it happen – better, faster or smarter.
Informed Decision Making
Unlocking the true value of geospatial data
Murphy Geospatial captures, collates, verifies and governs geospatial data, enabling our clients to make informed decisions across the project lifecycle.
Proven geospatial solutions through the design, construction and in-use phases of projects across six key sectors; Construction, Industrial & Power, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Property and Natural Environment.
Our services include Geospatial Consultancy, Aerial / UAV Surveys, BIM, Digital Construction, Topographical Surveys, Laser Scanning, Property Surveys, Rail Surveys, Structural & Environmental Monitoring, Subsurface Investigation and more.
Our highly developed workflows have been refined through the delivery of over 27,000 projects over 40 years.
Philip Lee LLP is one of Ireland’s leading corporate and commercial law firms. Our Dublin head office is enhanced by expertise in London and San Francisco. We have built a team that can advise you on every aspect of your business, both in Ireland and internationally. We are recognised leaders in several areas of legal practice, supporting businesses across multiple sectors and providing comprehensive services in every specialist area.
Touchplan is a cloud-based, real-time software platform for intelligent construction planning. Touchplan enables general contractor and specialty contractor collaboration to prevent schedule and budget slippage and enhance jobsite safety. It also provides owners with the instant insights they need to track progress and anticipate problems on projects of varying sizes and types. Using Touchplan reduces delays, mitigates risks, and improves operational efficiency, which aligns with Lean construction principles and results in more profitable projects. To learn more, visit touchplan.io.