CJ Sheeran Ltd are acquiring Coolrain Sawmills.
Two longstanding employers in Laois have agreed a deal to join forces.
Mounrath based CJ Sheeran Ltd are acquiring Coolrain Sawmills, becoming their 7th different site in Ireland.
250 people are directly employed by both companies.
Managing Director of CJ Sheeran Ltd, Mark Sheeran says it's a significant agreement for local employment: