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Escaping the Office in a Whole New Way in Our Latest Social Event

Escaping The Office In A Whole New Way In Our Latest Social Event

Working remotely and living under lockdown restrictions has made it difficult to arrange social events in the workplace. Like many other companies, we have turned to virtual events here at SL Controls. We call these events Celebrating Wins Together, and the latest one was held at the weekend. It involved escaping the office.     …

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Members Of The SL Controls Team Take Part In Darkness Into Light 2021

As with so many things so far this year, 2021’s Darkness Into Light fundraising and awareness event had to be very different because of rules on travel and social distancing. That didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of members of the SL Controls team who took part on Saturday morning. Darkness Into Light is an annual event that …

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National Workplace Wellbeing Day 2021 At SL Controls

National Workplace Wellbeing Day takes place on Friday, 30 April, and to celebrate we have a week of activities and initiatives planned to promote health and wellbeing at SL Controls. Those activities and initiatives are part of our Live Well at SL and Think Well at SL programmes. This Friday will be the seventh annual National Workplace Wellbeing Day. It’s …

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Press Release SL Controls Announces Former PM Group CEO Pat McGrath As Its New Chairman

Press Release: SL Controls Announces Former PM Group CEO Pat McGrath As Its New Chairman

SL Controls Also Names John Scanlan As New Director Of Corporate Services SL Controls, the specialist software integration firm, has announced former PM Group CEO Pat McGrath as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of its Board. It is also announcing the appointment of John Scanlan as its new Director of Corporate Services. The announcement comes after …

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Choose to Challenge in Engineering – the Perspective of Female Engineers on International Women’s Day 2021

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is Choose to Challenge – challenging gender bias and inequality and choosing to celebrate the achievements of women. We decided to look at that topic from the perspective of some of the women who work for us at SL Controls. Specifically, two women who chose to challenge …

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Expansion Plans Create Job Opportunities at SL Controls

At SL Controls, we are entering an exciting period in our development. We have continued to grow over recent years, including through the challenging lockdown periods of 2020/21, and we expect that growth trajectory to continue. To deliver on our future objectives, we are working on increasing our workforce. We are also looking at expansion …

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Adapting Health & Safety Policies and Procedures for the New Remote Working Environment

A lot of things changed in the workplace when Ireland and other parts of the world entered lockdown conditions towards the end of Q1 2020. For companies required to continue delivering their essential services, remote working became an overnight necessity. Like other companies, we had existing remote working policies at SL Controls as our team …

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SL Controls Becomes Silver Renovation Patron of Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo

SL Controls has become a Silver Renovation Patron to support the planned upgrading of the Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo. The Hawk’s Well Theatre is a part of community life in Sligo, the location of our head office SL Controls. It opened its doors in 1982 but has roots that trace back to the 1950s. …

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Enhanced Test Systems and Data Management Key to Strong Growth for SL Controls Customer Ei Electronics

Ei Electronics manufactures industry-leading fire and carbon monoxide detection products. It supplies its products worldwide and has experienced strong growth over recent years, with 2020 being a record year for turnover. The company uses advanced manufacturing and test processes with integrated systems at all levels of production. This approach to manufacturing has been crucial to …

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Is Your Company Ready for the FDA’s Upcoming Guidance on Computer Software Assurance?

Technology and computerised systems have evolved greatly over the past 20 years. In that time, cloud computing has become mainstream, and big data is here. When you also add the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), it’s clear that new manufacturing and business technologies will be truly transformative in the coming years. Yet, in the Life …

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Why In-House Training and Upskilling Are Important in Engineering

In engineering, technology doesn’t stand still. Something that is the future soon becomes the norm with new developments coming hot on its heels. You only have to look at the rapid development of Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory technologies to see how fast technology advances. Keeping up with these changes through training and professional development …

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Lockdown Stories: Managing the Transition with Darragh McMorrow

As with many other people across Ireland in similar positions, the early days and weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown for Darragh McMorrow involved a process of transitioning on multiple levels. Darragh is SL Controls Commercial Director. For Darragh, the transitions involved adapting and adjusting in the workplace, at home, and personally. There were many challenges …

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