Who we areQuinn Industrial Holdings DAC was formed in 2014 to acquire two of the key divisions of the Quinn Group; Quinn Building Products Limited and Quinn Packaging Limited. Quinn Building Products encompasses all of the core building material operations within the group from PIR and EPS insulation to Aircrete, Cement and Quarry Products while Quinn Packaging manufacturers food packaging for major food producers. The company has a large physical presence spread over 1000 acres on the Northern Ireland / Republic of Ireland border.
Responsibility & CommunityQuinn Industrial Holdings nurtures relationships within the local community to contribute to the economic and social prosperity of society. Whether it be through financial contributions to charities, sports and community organisations or through partnerships with schools, colleges and universities; responding to the needs and expectations around us is a core value of QIH.
Fermanagh GAA Senior Football Championship
Quinn Building Products are title sponsors of the Fermanagh Senior Football Club Championship. The winners of the annual club competition between the top Gaelic football clubs in Fermanagh qualify to represent their county in the Ulster Senior Club Football Championship, the winners of which go on to the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship.
Quinn People Schools Programme
As part of it’s educational engagement programme Quinn Industrial Holdings recently launched its first Quinn People School’s Programme with St. Michael’s College in Enniskillen. The five-year partnership involves a range of initiatives to support St. Michael’s College, it is designed to combat the ‘brain drain’ that exists in the local area and help provide a clear pathway for pupils to develop their educational attainment as well as the option to secure sustainable and highly skilled employment with the company.
The partnership with St Michael’s College includes the following elements over a five year period:
- Sponsorship of the Technology & Design Department with financial assistance towards the departments capital investment programme. A new 3D printer and Lazer cutter was purchased for the launch.
- Bursary awards for the Top GCSE Engineering and Top GCSE Technology & Design.
- Paid work placements for Year 13 pupils in holiday months.
- Technical support and expert assistance from the technical team on construction curriculum and related software tools like Autodesk Revit.
- Open access tours of all Quinn Facilities plus dedicated mentorship from the Quinn Technical Team.
- Access to accredited CPD modules in construction, design, structure and materials.
This partnership, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland has been endorsed by the Northern Ireland Education Minister will be a template for Quinn and other companies to support the development of the next generation and contribute to sustaining jobs locally.
Charity Cycle in aid of Chest, Heart and Stroke Foundation
The first inaugural Quinn Charity Cycle took place in May 2016 with over 160 participants. Cyclists from around the area came together and demonstrated their community spirit by helping to raise £1625 for the chosen charity; NI Chest Heart and Stroke. The total money raised was matched by Quinn Industrial Holdings with £3,250 handed over to NI Chest Heart and Stroke.
Ulster GAA Writers Association
Quinn Building Products is a proud title sponsor of the Ulster GAA Writers’ Association (UGAAWA). The UGAAWA recognises merit in GAA through monthly merit awards and an yearly prize giving at the annual banquet. The UGAAWA also raises thousands of pounds annually that goes towards a nominated charity.
2016 Tour of Fermanagh
Quinn Building Products sponsored the 2016 'Tour of Fermanagh’ annual charity cycle will which helped raise funds in 2016 for the nominated charity “The Oisín McGrath Foundation”.
The cycle was aimed at all levels of cyclist, from relative newcomers to the sport up to experienced endurance athletes with individually tailored cycle routes (60km/100km/150km) taking in the beautiful scenery and peaceful surroundings of Co. Fermanagh.