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Technical Sales & Business Development (Paint Division)

The Galco Group is Ireland’s largest Hot Dip Galvanizing group with five plants across the island of Ireland. We are currently investing in a significant expansion of our painting facilities at our Dublin plant with a view to offering Intumescent coatings to the Steel Fabrication market. We have an excellent technical team in place [...]

By |2021-01-13T07:48:53+00:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Marketing & Business Development Role

The Position Working as part of the marketing team alongside the Snr. Digital Marketing Executive and reporting directly to the Group Managing Director, this position offers the right individual an excellent opportunity to develop their career in a successful, dynamic and progressive company. With a strong emphasis on Content Marketing, this role will be [...]

By |2020-12-11T12:32:47+00:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Dublin Development Success Story

The Cedar Brook has been proven to be one of Dublin‘s most successful developments. The recent galvanizing coating thickness readings indicate that the galvanized steelwork will probably exceed a 50-year maintenance-free performance. The Cedar Brook, a joint venture by Park Developments, John Sisk & Son, and Dublin City Council, was aimed at providing housing on [...]

By |2020-11-10T08:55:58+00:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

How to solve the Microplastics problem?

Regular usage of artificial playing surfaces results in 250-300 kgs of microplastics ending up in the surrounding environment and water courses every year. Galco and their international drainage partner, Hauraton, are overcoming this challenge with a safe and effective solution for filtering and retaining microplastic particles. Artificial playing surfaces use synthetic blades of grass [...]

By |2020-11-09T07:44:51+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Covid-19 Update

Following the latest announcements on restrictions, we will remain open for essential services only as per Government Guidelines on www.gov.ie These currently include: Utilities Road & Rail Transport Components Agricultural Equipment Approved Social Housing Schemes Approved School Projects Approved Medical Projects Approved Construction Sites In order to access our services during the current lockdown we will require [...]

By |2021-01-07T15:02:56+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
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