On Thursday 27th June, Her Excellency Mrs Deike Potzel, Ambassador at The German Embassy arrived in Carlow to explore current and future links for trade and collaboration between companies in Carlow and Germany. Accompanied on the day by Mr Ralf Lissek of the German Irish Chamber of Commerce, the delegation spent the day visiting several companies in the county before speaking to members and guests at a reception later in the evening. The visit was organised by the County Carlow Chamber through its Chamber Trade Connections series which is aimed at meeting with representatives from existing and new markets to assist in growing the trade links for Chamber Members and companies across the county.
The first stop on the day was to meet with Seamus Marnane, Enda O’Donoghue and the team at the Catering Innovation Agency, the Carlow company which is leading the way in the design, supply and installation of commercial kitchens across the country. The award-winning company work with a number of key suppliers in Germany and have built a reputation for value, reliability and quality.The CIA have made quite an impression over the last number of years; installing signature kitchens at Adare Manor, The Red Cow, Sheen Falls and Langtons in Kilkenny.
The CIA’s tag line “smarter catering equipment” is underlined by their experience bringing the very best of efficient German Equipment to the Irish market.