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Casa Systems expands European footprint in Limerick creating 50 new jobs

Casa Systems, Inc. (Casa), a worldwide leader in next-generation ultra-broadband access technology, announced that it has established international operations in the National Technology Park, Limerick, creating over 50 new jobs over 3 years.

The move will allow the company to support its continued growth internationally, bringing it closer to its European customers and acting as a base for non-US activity. Initial operations will include manufacturing, distribution, customer technical support and related activities. The company is also evaluating the potential for research & development opportunities in the future.

Casa, a leading provider of fixed, mobile and Wi-Fi network solutions for ultra-broadband services, develops, manufactures and markets devices to enable cable operators to fully utilize interactive digital video and broadband IP services over cable networks. The company also develops edge solutions to address a variety of fixed and mobile converged solutions.

“Casa is very excited to establish operations in Limerick,” said Lucy Xie, Senior Vice President of Operations for Casa.

“Workforce talent is always a key factor when selecting a new location.  With a growing reputation for its highly-skilled technical, logistics and manufacturing talent pool, Limerick moved to the top of the list.” continues Lucy.

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Niall O Callaghan, IDA with Tom Kitt, Lucy Xie and Gerry Guo of Casa, with Donal Travers, IDA Photo credit: Press 22.

Welcoming the announcement, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation said: “This is a very exciting project and I am delighted that we are attracting cutting edge technology companies to regional locations and that Limerick will benefit from 50 quality jobs.  This follows on from recent jobs announcements which show that there is a momentum growing for Jobs in regions around Ireland.  Ireland’s growing expertise in the ICT sector and our commitment to ensuring that we can provide the requisite skills for companies like Casa Systems is clear for all to see. This company’s expertise is at the forefront of broadband developments and I wish the team at Casa the very best with their ongoing success in Ireland.”

Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland said: “This is an excellent investment win for Limerick and the Mid-West region, combining manufacturing and value-added services functions in what is a key regional location for us. Key to winning this project was the Mid West’s airport access, logistics services and a proven workforce for manufacturing and services activities.  The arrival of Casa here will be valuable in terms of acting as an attractor for other such business to the region. I wish the company every success here.”

Casa Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of fixed, mobile and Wi-Fi network solutions for ultra-broadband services that allow service providers to intelligently and cost-effectively scale their networks to meet gigabit demands today. As the original supplier of commercially deployed CCAP systems that deliver voice, video, and data over a single port, Casa continues a tradition of bringing leading-edge solutions to hundreds of service provider around the world.

The project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Read more about Casa Systems here.

Check out IDA Ireland here.

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