05 August 2016
The Kerry Global Technology & Innovation Center, located in Naas, Ireland has won a prestigious Engineering News Record ‘Global Best Project’ award.
Submitted by Gilbane Building Co, the contractor on the project, the innovation center won in the manufacturing category.
Described by the awards organizers as a 'competition highlights teamwork and overcoming hurdles of designing and building internationally' this win for Kerry Global Technology & Innovation Center can be added to the other prizes the project has secured in its short lifespan.
It won the Engineers Ireland award for 'Engineering Project of the year 2015’ while it also won an award at the Fit Out Awards for 'Fit out large office project of the year 2015'.
The project won two awards at the Irish Construction Industry Awards in 2015 for 'Commercial project of the year' & 'Industrial project of the year'.
Linesight provided cost management expertise for the duration of the project.
Saran O’Byrne, Director at Linesight, said it was a landmark project for Ireland's agri-food industry.
'We are proud to have been involved from the very beginning as cost management consultants for such a ground breaking project', he said.