A fitting success

David Phelan never expected Ashcoin, the engineering firm he set up with friend Sean Cullinan, to grow so quickly, but there has been a careful method behind its rapid expansion.

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Ian Kehoe

20th October, 2007

David Phelan never expected Ashcoin, the engineering firm he set up with friend Sean Cullinan, to grow so quickly, but there has been a careful method behind its rapid expansion.

When David Phelan and Sean Cullinan set up their engineering business seven years ago, the two friends believed they would never employ more than 15 people. Today, their company, Ashcoin, has more than 215 staff on the payroll and employs an additional 350 subcontractors at...

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