Kirby Group Engineering Announces Partnership with Dutch Data Center Association

Kirby Group Engineering is delighted to join the Dutch Data Center Association (DDA) in 2022 as a partner member. Kirby is proud to be part of the DDA community of data centers and quality suppliers of technology and services. This partnership shows the company’s commitment to continued growth in the Netherlands.

Kirby Group Managing Director, Mark Flanagan says, “It’s four years since Kirby entered the Dutch market and just three since we officially opened our Schiphol office. In this short time, we’ve been thrilled to establish strong connections for the future with the data centre community in the Netherlands. We have developed excellent relationships with partners in this country to help us continue building on our reputation for efficient and successful project delivery, at the forefront of technological advancements. We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the DDA, which I am sure will enhance our local presence even further”.

About Dutch Data Center Association
The Dutch Data Center Association (DDA) is the trade association for data centers in the Netherlands, the foundation of the digital economy. They connect 93% of the market-leading data centers in the Netherlands with a mission: to strengthen economic growth and profile the data center sector to the government, media and society. The DDA articulate industry views on regulatory and policy issues and work in as broad a coalition as possible.
Managing Director of the DDA Stijn Grove welcomes Kirby to the association: “Kirby’s standing in the Data Centre community speaks for itself. The company’s people, experience and skills have put it at the forefront of our sector’s development and I know the firm will make a great contribution to the DDA network”.

About Kirby Group Engineering
Founded in 1964, Kirby provides engineering contracting services to clients across a number of sectors including data centres, life sciences, industrial, commercial, substations and renewables.

Within the data centre sector, Kirby provides mechanical and electrical services as well as specialist high voltage (HV) and medium voltage (MV) design and construction services, which are delivered by an experienced in-house team of professional engineers, construction and commissioning teams. Kirby has a thorough understanding of the grid and has the capability and expertise to connect data centre infrastructure, requiring high capacity power, directly to the grid.

With persistent and growing demand for IT capacity, now more than ever, the data centre infrastructure needs to meet the demand for rapid deployment, flexibility, scalability and reliability. One-way Kirby is helping its data centre clients to meet these demands is through digital construction, pre-fabrication and modularisation, delivered with engineering excellence.

Kirby has successfully delivered data centre projects across Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe and is currently completing a number of large-scale projects for multinational clients in Ireland, the UK, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland and the Netherlands. The company directly employs over 1,300 highly-skilled professionals and has over 2,500 people deployed across Europe.

Kirby has developed its own approach to project delivery – the ‘Kirby Way’, which is engrained into its culture and processes. The ‘Kirby Way’ is based on efficient and successful project delivery and places a premium on collaboration, innovation and integrity to deliver customer value. Everything that the company does is guided by its five core values of People, Safety, Delivery, Quality and Value. The company prides itself in being honest and fair with all its clients and supply chain, and has grown their business through delivering highest quality services and always seeking out reasonable agreement in everything that it does.

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Stijn Grove, Managing Director of the DDA with Michael Murray, Associate Director Kirby
Stijn Grove, Managing Director of the DDA with Michael Murray, Associate Director Kirby
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