From Ireland into Europe
Annual turnover from mainland Europe contracts exceeds €100 million. First project for Oxford University.
First major oil refinery contract: Total Optara, Antwerp.
First project in Denmark:
London office established.
First UK mainland project:
Brian Acheson, Oliver Lonergan and Chris McGovern completed a management buy-out of the company.
The Kentech Group was established and acquired Edward Dornan & Co (Engineers) Ltd. The Irish operation was renamed Dornan Engineering Ltd.
The company moved operations to the Republic of Ireland and opened electrical and mechanical divisions.
Edward Dornan & Co. (Engineers) Ltd. was founded in 1966, to serve the chemical and petrochemical industries in Ireland.