US Aircraft Materials Company Establishes European Base at Shannon

Jetpower Aircraft Materials Limited, a US aircraft materials company, has announced it is to establish a European base at Shannon Free Zone Business Park in County Clare.

Shannon Commercial Properties, the property arm of Shannon Group plc, has assisted Jetpower to secure a 25,000 sq ft premises at Shannon Free Zone, West. The facility provides warehousing and storage for engine parts which will then be transported to Europe and globally via Shannon Airport. It is the latest addition to the aerospace cluster at the Shannon Free Zone, where 50 aviation companies employ over 2,500 people between them.

Welcoming Jetpower to the 600 acre business park where almost 8000 people are employed in 160 companies, Ray O’Driscoll, Managing Director, Shannon Commercial Properties, said: “We’re delighted to welcome a global company such as Jetpower as part of our growing aviation cluster at the International Aviation Services Centre (IASC). The company’s decision to locate here further confirms Shannon as a leading hub for the industry. Our flexibility is a big part of our success; in this case, Shannon Commercial Properties was able to offer Jetpower a property solution that matches their growth strategy.”

Pictured above: Mark Hadding, CFO, Jetpower; Rita Meehan, Property Leasing and Aviation Cluster Executive, International Aviation Services Centre; Ray O’Driscoll, Managing Director, Shannon Commercial Properties; Aaron Neff, CEO, Jetpower; and Michelle Viana, Asset Aquisitions, Jetpower.