ENTREPRENEUR
PROFILE

Sean Brett

Steeltech Sheds

Sean Brett grew up in the West of Ireland and left school at 14. He worked in Ireland and the UK, eventually returning to Galway and running a painting and decorating business for almost 10 years. Following this, he set-up a coal distribution business which proved to be very profitable, enabling him to embark upon a new venture in the shed-manufacturing industry. This year, Steeltech relocated from Carrowbrowne, Co. Galway to the 40,000 square foot Coca Cola factory in Tuam, as part of its ambitious expansionary plan. Steeltech currently employ 85 people across 15 retail outlets.  With the recent acquisition of their new factory doubling their production space, they will be able to create 100 new jobs over the next 2 years.

Steeltech are Ireland’s leading manufacturer of garden sheds and garages. They can be custom-built and boast a lifetime guarantee. They use the highest quality products, ensuring that Steeltech’s shed require zero maintenance. Steeltech offer free delivery and assembly to all customers nationwide. Their product base is currently steel sheds, garages, summerhouses, workshops, home offices and garden studios. The company has an averaged solid growth rate of 30% per year.  This is expected to significantly increase with their current expansion into the UK market and planned entrance into the German market.

Year: 2015
Category: Industry
Sector: Manufacturing