Additional €8 million investment for AMTCE

Additional €8 million investment for AMTCE

AMTCE is delighted to announce the news of an additional €8 million investment from SOLAS. The funding will enable the next phase of development to be completed on schedule.

Commenting on the news, Martin G. O’Brien, CEO of LMETB and founder of AMTCE, said, “This is firstly, a major recognition of the work done so far, but more importantly a recognition of our vision to help companies move to Industry 4.0 and the benefits that is bringing to these companies and our Louth/Meath region. We’re obviously delighted.”

The LMETB has already invested over €6.5 million in the AMTCE to date, in the provision of high-tech systems and equipment to support its training goals.

Training capabilities in the Centre include a Robotics and Cobotics labs, CNC/CAM, Welding, Additive Manufacturing, engineering workshop facilities, a start of the art Industry 4.0 training line as well as computer labs and classrooms.

AMTCE delivers hands-on, skills-oriented training courses and workshops by accredited industry practitioners in areas including 3D concrete printing (3DCP) robotic operations and processes, cobotics, additive manufacturing, IIoT, CAD/CAM, industrial control, augmented reality applications, cybersecurity, process optimisation (Lean 6 Sigma), biopharma and food processing.

All courses for unemployed are free, and trainees are paid weekly. Companies and their employees, subject to eligibility, are up to 100% funded by the LMETB and SOLAS.

AMTCE was established by the LMETB in 2021 and is jointly funded by SOLAS and Enterprise Ireland.