BWG Group (BWG) has officially opened a new €5 million state-of-the-art Value Centre cash in carry in Dundalk today which will employ 27 people.
The new opening will complete the groups €23 million capital investment programme for 2016.
Speaking about the investment Leo Crawford, Group CEO of BWG, owners and operators of the Value Centre network said: “We are delighted to be launching our new Value Centre in Dundalk this week which follows a series of successful investments across our Group over the past year. We remain fully focused on developing our retail and wholesale operations across Ireland and the UK while enhancing the service we provide to our retailers and business customers.”
Value Centre is owned and operated by the Wholesale Division of BWG Foods currently operates across 21 locations in Ireland. It's latest facility will strengthen its wholesale positioning in the North East servicing business in the area such as Louth, Cavan and Monaghan.
Crawford added: The new facility in Dundalk will significantly improve our operations locally and allow us to upgrade our offering to customers. While this development provides us with a platform for potential growth in the future, it also strongly reinforces our commitment to the local economy.
BWG, is Ireland’s largest network of convenience stores and is a leading wholesale distributor in the UK also. It's brands include Spar, Eurospar as well as Mace.
This year it reported a 14.5% increase in it's turnover to €1.4 billion and a 41% increase in it's operating profit. The results reflected the full year contribution of Londis, which BWG acquired in June 2015, and an initial contribution from Giletts in the UK, which the Group acquired in July this year.
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