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Irish digital agency Webfactory is about to become part of the agency network Dept. With an office in Dublin, the network is expanding its services in Europe.

With over twenty years of experience, Dublin based Webfactory is the leading digital agency in Ireland. The agency, with 45 strategists, creative talents and developers, is well-known as a pioneer in the field of large-scale, interactive and technically innovative Internet projects. Webfactory has a number of clients within the Irish finance, insurance and utility industries such asAIB, Irish Life Health and Calor Gas. It also helps increase the online visibility of international brands such as Google and Microsoft.

Paul Manuel, co-founder of Dept: “Webfactory is not only an authority within the Irish market, but its services also tie in seamlessly with the services of digital agency TamTam, which is also part of our network. Together, we will be able to realise smarter solutions within these verticals. In addition, we believe that the Irish market will continue to grow, and it will become easier to collaborate with the major international brands that are based in Dublin.”

Webfactory has won the award for the best Irish digital agency five times, and it estimates that more than 50% of Irish people interact with at least one of its services every day. Joining Dept is the first step towards the company’s international expansion, which gives Webfactory and its customers access to far more services in the field of data and online marketing.

Simon Walsh, director of Webfactory: “After 24 years it was time for the next step. A step that energises us, that allows us to continue todo what we are good at and to learn new things. The collaboration with the agencies within the network ensures that we will get even better at meeting international demand and can broaden our horizons, especially when it comes to online marketing and digital media.”

Dept is a network of leading digital agencies. With the addition of Webfactory, the network is expanding to600 employees with a combined turnover of over 70 million Euro and offices in the Netherlands, UK, US, Germany, Ireland and Spain.