Smurfit Kappa Printing Works, Kells, Co. Meath

Smurfit Kappa Printing Works

Client

Smurfit Kappa

Architect

BDP

Quantity Surveyor

BDP

Civil & Structural Engineer

BDP

Services Engineer

BDP

Duration

6 Months

Area

870m2

Description:

Smurfit Kappa is one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging solutions in the world. The Smurfit printing facility is located in Kells Co. Meath. In 2008 the printing presses were upgraded to increase printing capacity.

The works involved the demolition and removal of the existing reinforced concrete press base, the construction of a new reinforced concrete inertia base and an elevated press bed of 230m2. Other works included the removal and replacement of a 450m2 existing concrete ground floor slab, the removal of two existing presses and installation of one new printing press along with associated mechanical & electrical installations.