Generating Engineering & Manufacturing Excellence in the North West

GEMX is an industry led collaborative network of innovative companies and educational institutes in the North West of Ireland.

We exist to bring education, industry and leadership together, so we can nurture a vibrant, thriving engineering and manufacturing community.

Engineering & Manufacturing
in the North West

Today’s engineering and manufacturing industry faces many exciting and potentially rewarding opportunities. Here in the North West, getting the right people into the right roles with the right skillsets at the right time is a complex problem that demands a multi-faceted and collaborative approach. At GEMX, we’re using our collective entrepreneurial experience, ambition and mindset to lead the way in addressing the big challenges and fulfil our enormous potential.

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What we do as an industry has never been more in demand.

In the North West we have 245 companies in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector.
In the North West we have 5869 jobs in manufacturing and engineering sector.
67% of employers state that fabrication & machining skills will be important for employment in the next 3 years.
77% of employers say that product design skills will be important for employment in the next 3 years.
90% of employers say that they will need people with Lean Manufacturing skills.

GEMX Network

GEMX will develop a pipeline of talent and encourage collaboration between industry and education
Joanne Sweeney - GEMX Project Director

Latest News & Events

GEMX 2nd Birthday

Hunter Apparel Solutions Industry Visit

North West Apprenticeship Showcase

GEMX Roadshow @ St Brigid’s College