Jobs boost for Northern Ireland’s manufacturing industry

Northern Ireland’s manufacturing industry is to gain 282 new jobs, thanks to investment from Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI).

Thirty firms, supported by regional development agency Invest NI, operating across a range of disciplines from food to chemicals, pharmaceutical to transport equipment, are set to benefit from the financial support.

Businesses include Linwoods in Co. Armagh; Marcon Fit-Out in Co. Antrim; Tailored Image in Co. Tyrone; The Boatyard Distillery in Co. Fermanagh; Donite Plastics in Co. Down and Armstrong Medical in Co. Londonderry.

Invest NI has supported the firms with £1.9m of support, with the manufacturers making a combined investment of over £22m in Northern Ireland’s economy.

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