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Covid-19 Update

We are following the Government’s advice in regard to the specific exceptions which allow essential businesses to continue in operation. These relate to Construction (including sites and repairs to residences), Manufacturing, Utilities, and Agriculture. They also include Hardware Shops and Builders Providers as essential retail services. As we are involved in “the manufacture of [...]

By |2020-10-20T12:17:01+00:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Register for free Zoom CPD

We are pleased to offer free CPD Presentations via Zoom now that many of us have transitioned to home offices. The most recent Drainage CPD presentations have been designed in conjunction with Hauraton and cover their new Microplastics Filtering Drainage System for artificial playing surfaces. Event Date: Wednesday, 15th July 2020 Event Time: Live Webinar to commence 10:30am Register today and feel free to [...]

By |2020-06-25T08:12:23+00:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Microplastics in artificial turf

We have become ever more aware that microplastics in rivers and oceans pose a great danger to fish and other marine life. These ultimately end up on our plates and in the food cycle. Also, the number of microplastic particles in our tap water and mineral water is steadily increasing and we are already [...]

By |2020-06-02T06:40:46+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Galvanizing Art

Hot dip galvanizing is very often thought only as a coating for corrosion protection. When you look at the handcrafted flowers that were galvanized in Galco Cork, you can clearly see that the natural, metallic finish can also be a visual enhancement. Aesthetics are important to nearly every construction project, but especially [...]

By |2020-02-26T08:10:07+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Tractor galvanized for decades

We were privileged to be trusted with this stunning steel model tractor created by the 6th year leaving cert student Davan Leahy. This piece will be on display at this year's National Ploughing Championship 2020. A young man with a very bright future ahead. Davan chose to galvanize the piece with us for quality, [...]

By |2020-02-06T09:50:32+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Sustainable Fr. Collins Park

Fr. Collins Park is Ireland’s first wind powered and wholly sustainable park, and was designed by the Argentinian architects Abelleyro & Romero. It has the capacity to be entirely energy self-sufficient with five wind turbines that harness the wind and provide the energy that powers the park’s lighting, aeration and water features as well [...]

By |2019-02-13T11:35:05+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

Galco Duathlon 2019

Fantastic start to the Galco Naas Duathlon Series - Round 1 Naas Triathlon Club hosted the 1st round of the Galco Duathlon series in Punchestown on Sunday. This is the traditional season opener for Triathlon Ireland’s National Duathlon Series and it was a sell out as usual, with over 200 competitors lining up despite [...]

By |2019-01-21T12:22:48+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Galco Cork Collection & Delivery Service

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new collection and delivery service in Galco Cork. We can help you save time and money on transport. Your steel is processed with a guaranteed 1-week turnaround and delivered to your door. We have undertaken huge restoration in 2018 completely rebuilding our acid shed which [...]

By |2020-05-14T18:42:29+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

10 good reasons for galvanizing

Hot Dip Galvanizing is the proven way to protect steel from corrosion. It’s tough, durable and sustainable and provides more than 50 years maintenance free life in most environments. At Galco we provide a fast and friendly service for all customers large and small with excellent value for money. Typical lead-times 3-5 days. Here [...]

By |2018-09-25T09:38:06+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments
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