Pictured (front) are Michelle Knight-McQuillan, Mayor, and Enterprise Trade & Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell with (back row left to right) Karen Fryer, Seating Matters, Michael Devine, Annies Traditional Food Ltd, Stephen OÕHara, RCDS, Philip Smyth, P&L Electricals Ltd, Hugh O’Boyle, Carnroe Supplies Ltd and Alan Barr, Limavady Roller Doors Ltd.
Enterprise Trade & Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell has announced a combined investment of £3million by seven Causeway Coast & Glens based businesses, and the creation of 51 new jobs.
P & L Electrics Limited, Reinforced Concrete Detailing Services, Carnroe Supplies Ltd, Limavady Roller Doors Ltd, Seating Matters, Worldwide IPGenie and Annie's Traditional Food Ltd have each worked with Invest Northern Ireland to grow their businesses and create new employment opportunities.
Announcing the major investment on a visit to Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council area, Jonathan Bell said: “This substantial investment of £3million across seven local businesses is testament to the commitment and drive of these companies to prosper and grow and will enhance their overall competitiveness in an ever challenging marketplace.
“The 51 new jobs, across a range of roles and industries, will contribute over £1million annually in additional salaries to the local economy.
“One of my Department’s core priorities is to help local businesses develop and flourish and to create the conditions that will allow businesses in all sectors to achieve targeted growth. Creating jobs and growing a prosperous, thriving economy to benefit the whole of Northern Ireland is at the heart of this work.
“With Invest NI support, these businesses will drive exports and deliver excellent benefits not only to the local area but to the wider Northern Ireland economy.
“My Department and Invest NI will continue to work with local stakeholders, businesses and the Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council to encourage further growth within this region.”