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Acacia Communications Establishes EMEA-APAC Headquarters in Limerick

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Acacia Communications Establishes EMEA-APAC Headquarters in Limerick

Acacia Communications Establishes EMEA-APAC Headquarters in Limerick
December 07
14:45 2016

Acacia Communications, announced on Wednesday, November 7, that it has established headquarters in Limerick, Ireland, for its Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific (EMEA-APAC) operations. The company anticipates that its EMEA-APAC headquarters will create thirty new jobs in Limerick. The project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through the Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Ireland.

Acacia Communications manufactures high-speed coherent optical interconnect products that are designed to transform communications networks through improvements in performance, capacity and cost. Acacia’s corporate headquarters are located in Maynard, Massachusetts, and its workforce is predominantly located in the United States. The Limerick facility will offer geographic diversity making it easier for Acacia to interact with its customers and suppliers in the EMEA-APAC regions. As such, the Limerick facility will primarily support functions such as sales, supply chain, and finance.

“Ireland’s highly-skilled workforce, expansive infrastructure and pro-business environment, specifically in the Limerick area, makes it an ideal location for Acacia’s EMEA-APAC headquarters,” said Colm Cryan, Managing Director of Acacia’s Irish subsidiary. “We are delighted to be here and appreciate the welcome that we have received from the local agencies and companies.”

Welcoming the new investment by Acacia Communications, Ireland’s Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor said, “These are exactly the kind of high quality technical jobs that we seek to attract and it is a strong vote of confidence for Ireland that Acacia has decided to establish its headquarters for the EMEA-APAC area here.”

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