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Seabrook Technology Group presents webinar series 2017

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Seabrook Technology Group today announces its schedule for a series of webinars to be held in 2017.

Seabrook Technology Group today announces its schedule for its webinar series to be held in 2017, beginning on January 10th on how Paperless Manufacturing can set the standard with quality and compliance for medical device manufacturers.

Discussion within this Webinar will include:

  • FDA Non-Compliance Quality Subsystem Observations.
  • Outcomes for failing to comply.
  • 10 x Rule for Defects in a Manufacturing Process.
  • How CAMSTAR MES fits into the FDA Case for Quality Model.
  • Why 8/10 top medical device manufacturers use CAMSTAR.
  • An FDA presented case for Paperless Manufacturing – electronic systems supporting quality.

Future webinars will be provided on the following topics:

Click Here to register now for our complementary webinar

Seabrook visits CIT for schools robotics competition

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Robert Kavanagh of Seabrook with students from Cork Educate Together NS and teacher Brian Glanville at the Vex IQ Crossover Challenge finals


Seabrook would like to wish the sixth class students from Cork Educate Together National School the very best of luck as they compete in the Vex IQ Crossover Challenge finals in CIT today.

The students, led by their teacher Brian Glanville, are taking part in the Dell-sponsored worldwide competition from Vex Robotics that sees teams tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams from around the world. More than 10,000 teams from 32 countries play in over 750 game-based engineering tournaments.

Cork Educate Together is one of 51 local schools competing in Nexus Hall in CIT over two days and we were delighted to get involved, sponsoring the team’s t-shirts and posters, both of which were designed by the kids themselves. Members of the Seabrook team were also attending today to cheer on the sixth class competitors.

It’s an invaluable opportunity for primary school children to put classroom STEM concepts to the test and instill a love of technology and learning that will stand to them in later life, something we here at Seabrook are passionate about.

VEX Competitions bring STEM skills to life by tasking teams of students with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test as students learn lifelong skills in teamworkleadershipcommunications, and more.

For more information, visit www.vexrobotics.com

Seabrook Technology Group signs significant distribution deal with Siemens PLM Software

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Pictured at Siemens’ Birmingham office for the official signing of the distribution contract are (L-R) Seabrook Technology Group’s Managing Director Sean O’Sullivan, Siemens PLM Software Indirect Sales Director Nick Farrall, and Siemens PLM Software Vice President of Global Solution Partner Sales, Jeff Zobrist.


Seabrook Technology Group is delighted to announce that they are the newly appointed main distributor of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software for the entire Irish manufacturing sector.

Revenue from the new contract will reach in excess of €1 million and create three new jobs in the next 12 months. Seabrook has been in operation for 27 years, and in the past four years has tripled its workforce and opened offices in California, Indiana and the UK.

In 2015, the company announced its Channel Partnership with Siemens PLM Software UK. This enabled Seabrook to offer Siemens Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) Software, including PLM and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) software products, to new and existing clients in Ireland and the UK.

Siemens PLM Software is the global leading provider of both PLM and Manufacturing Operations Management technology. The international powerhouse in automation and digitisation employs 348,000 people in 190 countries around the world. Seabrook will now be the primary supplier for the full range of Siemens’ PLM products to manufacturers across all sectors in Ireland. This will include pharma, food & beverages, medical devices, machinery, computer and semi-conductor manufacturers, among others. Seabrook will also provide expert consultancy on behalf of Siemens.

Commenting on the deal, Seabrook Managing Director, Sean O’Sullivan said: “We are delighted to embark on this new agreement with Siemens, and to lead the way in supplying Irish manufacturers with these mission-critical PLM technologies. We have witnessed an urgency to adopt this software across the industry, as global manufacturing processes become increasingly digitised. Ireland is already some way behind America and Asia with adopting these technologies and embracing the digital factory. We simply cannot afford to lag behind any longer.”

Mr O’Sullivan added: “We are especially pleased to have agreed this new deal with a company that has such a significant presence in the UK. It is a testament to the strength of collaboration between Irish and UK enterprises in such a time of uncertainty with the fallout from Brexit.”

The advanced technology of PLM is necessary for Irish manufacturers to remain globally competitive in Industry 4.0 – the era of the digital factory. It’s predicted that full digitisation of industrial production will lead to an increase of €250 million in the EU’s GDP in the short to medium term, a statistic Ireland’s manufacturers cannot afford to ignore.*

Siemens Industry Software Managing Director in Ireland and the UK, Robin Hancock, also commented: “Seabrook’s success in Ireland and the UK as our Channel Partner has impressed us greatly and we are now expanding on this relationship with the new distribution contract. We are delighted to have such an experienced, trusted and expert organisation as our primary ambassadors for PLM products in Ireland.”

PLM software enables manufacturers to eliminate paper-based files. It facilitates meaningful cost cutting by creating a virtual twin of a product, allowing for numerous, simulated re-designs before the product is ever made in reality. It also allows products to reach the market as much as 50% faster, enforces compliance with regulations and enhances the quality of the end product.

Seabrook Director Dick Lehane receving his award

Seabrook Director Dick Lehane honoured with the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Business’ award

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Dick Lehane receiving his award from Cork Chamber President Barrie O’Connell, alongside John Higgins of EY and chamber Chief Executive, Conor Healy at the awards on Tuesday night.

We are delighted to announce that Seabrook Director Dick Lehane was honoured at the Cork Chamber’s Dublin Dinner, where he was given the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Business’ award.

At the event in the Double Tree Hilton Hotel on Tuesday night, which hosted 550 guests from across the business and political communities of Dublin and Cork, Mr Lehane was recognised as one of Ireland’s outstanding business leaders for his work with EMC.

As former Senior Vice President of Worldwide Manufacturing for EMC, Mr. Lehane was instrumental in not only bringing the the multinational giant to Cork but also in its subsequent phenomenal growth.

Commenting on his award, Mr. Lehane said  ‘This award is really special, to be recognised in a room of business peers by Cork Chamber, who have been at the heart of Cork’s business community throughout my career, is truly humbling. The roll-call of previous winners is outstanding and I am honoured to have my name alongside such greats.’

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Ibec Global Graduate Robert Kavanagh joins Seabrook as Business Development Executive

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We are delighted to welcome Robert Kavanagh to Seabrook Technology Group as a Business Development Executive.

Robert joins us from Ibec’s prestigious Global Graduates postgraduate programme where he specialised in Global Business Leadership. The programme, the longest-running of its kind in Ireland, pairs exceptional graduates attracted by an international career with leading Irish companies to help them activate their leadership potential.

The 2016 Ibec Global Graduates. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography

The 2016 Ibec Global Graduates. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography


With an undergraduate degree in Business, Robert also holds a First Class Honours Masters of E-Commerce from Dublin City University. Due to client growth in the past year, Seabrook have opened offices in the UK, strengthened our presence in the US and close to doubled our workforce in our Irish headquarters. Robert’s role will be to host events and webinars with the aim of educating medical device manufacturers on operational excellence.

Speaking about his new position, Robert said “I am delighted to join a company that is so dedicated to the latest advances in manufacturing technology and to consistently delivering the highest standard of customer service. As Seabrook expands internationally, I look forward to using my postgraduate experience to spread the message globally about the great work being done by the team.”

Welcoming Robert to the company, Seabrook’s Managing Director Sean O’Sullivan said: “As the company continues to grow, we are delighted to welcome Robert on board to facilitate events in Ireland, the UK and North America. His enthusiasm and knowledge will be key assets to the team as we work to build on our initial success in these markets.”