ATC welcomes a delegation from the Irish Trade Mission to Frankfurt

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Last Monday, senior ATC executives welcomed Minister Robert Troy and his delegation to their operations center in Frankfurt as part of their European trade mission.

On Monday June 13, 2022, ATC Computer Transport & Logistics GmbH, supported by the Irish government’s agency for trade and innovation, Enterprise Ireland, welcomed Robert Troy TD, Minister for Business Promotion, Digital and Business Regulation, at its headquarters of operations in Mörfelden, Frankfurt. The visit was part of Enterprise Ireland’s trade mission to Germany to strengthen business collaboration between Ireland and Germany and mark the contribution that Irish businesses make to the market, creating jobs and forging strong business partnerships. innovation with German companies.

The visit to ATC recognized ATC’s contribution to the German market over the past 5 years, employing over 30 people in Germany and establishing an operations center.

Since 1979, ATC has been helping global technology and cloud services companies ensure their assets are delivered and installed securely across Europe with precision and care.

The topic of discussion during this trade visit was sustainability and the steps ATC is taking to achieve its ambitious goal of being a carbon neutral company.

Dr. Keith Young, CEO of ATC, said: “We were delighted to welcome Minister Troy to our premises and are grateful to Enterprise Ireland for the wonderful opportunity this has provided to build good business relationships. We are delighted to have the opportunity to share ATC’s story from humble beginnings in Dublin to an extensive footprint across Europe with 118 employees in 7 jurisdictions – and counting.

The tour began with a tour of TAPA’s FSR-compliant 1,749 m² secure facility, where ATC has just celebrated its 5th anniversary in Frankfurt. Dr. Young presented Minister Troy with some of the sustainable practices ATC has implemented to reduce the company’s carbon footprint, including a demonstration of the new Volvo battery-powered truck commissioned by ATC.

“Backed by the German government, we are kicking off our long-term strategy to be a carbon-neutral company by introducing two zero-emission Volvo FE 26-tonne electric trucks for deliveries from the local data center in Frankfurt,” explained Dr. Young.

The ATC team explained to Minister Troy and his delegation how this model can travel up to 300 km at no cost while emitting zero tailpipe emissions. With a power output of up to 490KW, the electric option is also on par with the diesel engines.

The visit ended with a brief presentation of ATC’s 5-year history in Frankfurt, starting with a team of just 2-28 people currently with a live recruitment campaign underway with support from learning. Dr. Young described TCA as “An Irish company from the Mittelstand in Germany.”

Commenting on his visit to TAC, Minister Troy said: “I was delighted to visit ATC Logistics as a first stop in Frankfurt, a family business providing innovative solutions to customers across Europe. It’s great to hear about their investment in sustainability initiatives for reducing its carbon footprint. A tremendous Irish achievement and I wish them all the best in the months and years to come.”

Pictured from left to right: Alan Young, Founder and Director of ATC, Minister Robert Troy, Dr Keith Young, Chief Executive of ATC and Tim Flache, Market Adviser – Germany and Austria, Enterprise Ireland.

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