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Our History

1958

Our History in 1958

Company Incorporated by Mr Jeremiah Sheehan, Founder and Director, in May 22nd, 1958.
Location: The Square, Millstreet, Co. Cork
Total Area: – 5000sqft over 2 floors
Millstreet was chosen as the location to set up due to the existence of 32 Creameries
Staff: 2
Customer Base: Local Creameries, Cheese and Powder Milk Manufacture, Chocolate Crumb and Casin Production, Grain Milling, Auto Electrical Service.

Original Avonmore Electrical Premises in The Square, Millstreet (Located third building from left).

1968

Location: West End, Millstreet, Co. Cork
Total Area: 6054sqft (2 floors)
Office Area: 4850sqft (2 floors)
Staff: 24
Customer Base: Milk Processing, Meat Factories, Frozen Food Processing
and packaging, Limestone Quarries, Sugar, Steel and Mining Industries.

1978

Our History 1978

Location: West End, Millstreet, Co. Cork
Additional working area 5700sqft (2 floors)
Staff: 36
Customer Base: Dairy, Local Authority,
Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Sugar, Fertiliser.

In the photo are Avonmore Staff Members: Philly McCarthy, Donie Twomey and Ted Coleman, installing a Deep Well Submersible Pump on behalf of Waterford County Council in Dungarvan (Feb. 1975).

Pump Technical Details:
KW:60 Manufacturer Pleuger Speed: 2900spm FLC:128A Pump O – 10”
Pump Type: QN103-2 No. of stages – 2
Flow Rate: 545m3/h

1988

Our History 1988

Location: West End, Millstreet, Co. Cork
Staff: 47
Customer Base: Dairy, Local Authority, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Power Generation, Petro-Chemical, Steel, Fertiliser, Sugar, Quarries.
Premises at Roskeen was purchased in 1989
Building: 37500sqft
Site Area: 12.5 acres

Over a 12 month period in 1989 the entire building was custom built by our own staff. The offices, wholesale area, rewind area, panel building area and individual workstations were constructed. Over the Christmas period of 1989, 90, the entire workshop was transfered to Roskeen and commenced operations in January 1990.

 

1998

Staff: 62
Customer Base: Dairy, Local Authority, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Power
Generation, Petro-Chemical, Steel, Fertiliser, Sugar, Quarries.
Additional working area of 5500sqft
Building: 37500sqft
Site Area: 12.5 acres

 

2008

Our History 2008

Location: Roskeen, Mallow, Co. Cork
Staff: 73
Customer Base: Dairy, Local Authority, Cement, Mining, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Chemical Refinery, Glass, Power Generation, Timber, Transport, Aluminium, Quarries, Food, Food Utilities Management, Brewery, Cold Storage.

In 1994, we became members of EASA (Electrical Apparatus Service Association) and in May 1997,
Avonmore Electrical hosted the European and World Chapter Convention. Pictured in the photo, seated from left to right are: Bill Overton, Electrical Motor & Repair Co. Virginia, USA – EASA International President. Dan Chiswick, Chiswick Electrical Co. New Jersey, USA – EASA Past President. Tom Hannon, The Hannon Co. Ohio, USA – EASA Past President. Joe Steinlen, Steinlen Elektromaschinenbau GmbH, Burgwedel, Germany – European and World Chapter President. Malcolm Fletcher. Fletcher Bickerton Ltd. Stoke on Trent, England – European and World Chapter Vice President.
Speaker – Jerry Sheehan, Founder and Managing Director, Avonmore Electrical.

 

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