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Callaghan|RED Reinvents as RED Engineering Design

Updated: Feb 6

DUBLIN, IRELAND January 26, 2024- Callaghan|RED, a key player in Ireland's engineering design scene, proudly announces its transformation into RED Engineering Design (Tractebel Engineering Ireland Limited), effective January 2024. This strategic evolution positions RED Engineering Design as a dynamic force within Ireland's burgeoning digital infrastructure industry, bolstered by its integration into the renowned Tractebel global brand.

RED Engineering Design: A Pillar in Ireland's Digital Infrastructure

RED Engineering Design, with a history dating back to 2004, stands as a market-leading engineering design consultancy, specialising in the built environment, data centres, ICT, and sustainability. Offering a spectrum of services, including MEP, Sustainability, ICT, Health and Safety, Process Engineering, and serving diverse verticals such as Technology, Commercial, Lifestyle, Warehouse Logistics, Public Sector, Life Sciences, and Industrial, RED Engineering Design is a versatile partner for a myriad of businesses.

Under the leadership of Killian O'Neill, Director of Ireland, and Simon Young, Head of Global Business Development & Marketing, RED Engineering Design has consistently pushed the boundaries in delivering best-in-class technical solutions. With a global team of over 900 experts, RED has successfully completed projects in over 75 countries, including 1000+ data centre projects in 45+ countries.

Positive Impact on Ireland's Digital Infrastructure: A Seamless Transition to RED

This rebranding signals RED Engineering Design's commitment to fortifying Ireland's digital infrastructure sector. The alignment with Tractebel, a global engineering and consulting powerhouse, amplifies RED's capabilities. With 11 office locations in key international cities across EMEA and APAC, RED Engineering Design is primed to contribute significantly to Ireland's position as a hub for digital innovation.

Killian O'Neill, RED
Killian O'Neill, Director of Ireland, RED Engineering Design

Director of RED in Ireland, Killian O'Neill, said: “Embracing the transformation to RED Engineering Design marks an exciting chapter in our journey. With the esteemed legacy of Callaghan Engineering, we're immensely grateful for our clients' trust and support throughout our proud 30-year history. As part of the Tractebel family, we anticipate a year of positive growth, strengthened capabilities, and impactful operations in Ireland. Together, we are well-positioned to build on our existing reputation for quality, retain our commitment to excellence, and deliver innovation in engineering design that significantly contributes to Ireland and Europe's digital infrastructure landscape."

Simon Young RED
Simon Young, Head of Global Business Development & Marketing, RED Engineering Design

Simon Young, Head of Global Business Development & Marketing, expressed, "Our evolution into RED Engineering Design is a strategic move to enhance our contribution to Ireland's digital landscape. The seamless integration with Tractebel empowers us to offer even more innovative solutions, fostering sustainability and efficiency in the digital infrastructure projects we undertake."

A Glimpse Into RED's Journey and Commitment to Sustainability

Founded in 2004, RED Engineering Design has been a pioneer in driving towards the zero-carbon goal for over a decade. With an illustrious history of over 900 projects delivered worldwide, including 24 Uptime Institute certifications across 16 data centres, RED's commitment to sustainability is unwavering. The company has designed 2,495,000+ m2 BIM projects in the last five years, showcasing its dedication to embracing cutting-edge technologies and sustainable practices.

RED Sustainability, a core facet of the company's mission, aims to accelerate the transformation towards zero carbon. Drawing on extensive experience in Green Hydrogen, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, and Biomass/Biofuel, RED's sustainability initiatives align with Ireland's national goals and global environmental standards.

As RED Engineering Design embarks on this exciting chapter, it remains steadfast in delivering outstanding client service, innovation, and sustainable solutions. The rebranding reflects a commitment to fortifying Ireland's digital infrastructure landscape, making RED a pivotal player in the country's journey towards a sustainable future.



About Tractebel

Tractebel is a global engineering and consulting company delivering integrated solutions for

sustainable energy and built environment projects. The company expertise is trusted worldwide

across multiple markets like nuclear, renewables, power, gas, electrical grids, hydropower, dams,

water resources & supply, desalination, complex & high-tech buildings, transport infrastructures,

and ports & waterways.

Backed by more than 150 years of experience, today Tractebel is a community of over 5,500 passionate experts across the globe, committed to ethical business and the fight against climate change. Tractebel is part of the ENGIE Group, a global reference in low-carbon energy and services.

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