Kingspan boss: Ireland mustn’t ‘lose run of itself’ on wages

Job losses at Intel underline pressure on manufacturing companies

8th May, 2016
Gene Murtagh, chief executive, Kingspan Picture: Maura Hickey

Healthy growth may have returned to the Irish market, but it is important that the country does not “lose the run of itself” on wage costs, Kingspan boss Gene Murtagh has said.

Job losses at companies such as Intel have only underlined the competitive pressures facing all manufacturing companies, Murtagh told The Sunday Business Post.

Kingspan, which is headquartered in Kingscourt, Co Cavan, last week posted a 25 per cent rise in group...

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