Wednesday September 23, 2020

Dublin labelling company gets boost from whiskey boom

Firm produces 600 million labels a year as global consumption of Irish whiskey looks set to overtake Scotch

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

2nd February, 2020
James Costello, managing director of Label Tech: “There is great creativity in the [whiskey] sector at the moment, and that extends to how makers are labelling their bottles.” Picture: Barry Cronin

The worldwide boom in Irish whiskey sales is set to boost jobs and investment at a Dublin labelling company.

Label Tech in Santry employs 46 staff. It designs and produces more than 600 million labels a year and counts distilleries including Dingle, Boann and Sliabh Liag among its clients.

Managing director James Costello said his experience servicing the gin sector over the past few years had led him to now target whiskey makers for growth.

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