Mullingar local business planning for next phase of growth


Mullingar’s local company, Bevcraft Group, is a ‘craft box’ specialist, first established in Mullingar in 2016 by Ciarán Gorman and Darren Fenton. Today, the Group is present at six sites in Ireland, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands and manages c. 100m cans/year.

Early last week, the Bevcraft Group completed the acquisition of mobile canning business Them That Can, which will bring significant service level improvements to the UK craft drinks market, including coverage and improved market capacity.

The mobile fleet, equipment and associated crews from Them That Can will join Bevcraft’s UK division with the expanded offering operating as Craft Canning UK.

In recent years, Bevcraft has developed Europe’s most extensive integrated craft can supply chain with mobile canning, distribution and decorating facilities at sites in Ireland, the UK and the Netherlands. Low.

These are complemented by laboratory, technical support and line maintenance centers. Bevcraft recently commissioned Europe’s first-ever Tonejet digital printing plant at its Peterborough site, which offers an environmentally sustainable, cost-effective and versatile decorating option for cans, with no minimum order restrictions.

The transaction will see Bevcraft’s team grow to 40 people across all divisions and support new investments in customer services, engineering, laboratory and digital printing divisions.

News also recently revealed that the Bevcraft Group has, for the first time, been included in the FT1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies. The list was published by the Financial Times in partnership with Statista.
The annual league table ranks fast-growing companies across Europe according to their rate of growth over a four-year period and this is the sixth year that it has been published.

Bevcraft Group is one of four Irish companies selected to make this year’s list and ranked No. 165 across Europe.

The annual chart provides a detailed overview of companies executing high growth strategies across Europe.


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