Last week, Intel Ireland were crowned Multinational Company of the Year at the annual Tech Excellence Awards.
The National Tech Excellence Awards are Ireland’s principal badge of honour in the tech industry. Now in its 15th year, this Awards programme recognises excellence across the ICT sector in Ireland. The awards were presented at a special ceremony held in Dublin on Thursday May 14th which was attended by more than 500 people from across the tech industry.
Intel was the recipient of the inaugural Multinational Company of the Year award which was added to the line-up in recognition of the contribution and impact of Multinational companies operating in Ireland. Intel was selected as the winner by the judging panel in recognition of the their continued commitment to Ireland.
In 2014 Intel celebrated 25 years of operations in Ireland and coinciding with that significant milestone announced the details of its latest investment in the country. The investment made by Intel in the Leixlip campus in Co. Kildare totaled more than $5 billion and funded a project to upgrade the advanced manufacturing facilities at the campus to prepare them to be a high volume production location for Intel’s latest and most advanced process technology – 14nm.
Presenting the award to Intel’s Colin Machale, Sarah Sexton and Aisling Flaherty was Dr. Eoin O’Driscoll, Tyndall Institute and Chairman of the awards judging panel
Intel is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices.
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