Sunday February 23, 2020

Persistence makes perfect for eco-friendly paving mortar firm

The founders of Joint-It initially met with resistance when trying to sell their product, but these days their biggest challenge is managing growth

9th February, 2020
Martin Fox and Garry Duffy of Joint-It, an alternative to sand and cement mix. Picture Michael Dillon

When Martin Fox founded Joint-It in 2011, he struggled to persuade potential buyers of the merits of his compound for pointing paving stones. Now his biggest challenge is “managing growth”.

The Co Galway company had a turnover of €3.3 million last year, up from €2.5 million in 2018. Fox said revenues had grown by 35 per cent year-on-year since 2014.

“We get a lot of inquiries from different countries, but we have an accountant in at the...

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