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Multi-million Investment Announced by McAvoy Group
Oct 26, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has announced that the McAvoy Group is investing nearly £10million to consolidate its position as one of the leading offsite modular construction companies in the UK
Space – a new frontier
The Space Sector is a significant emerging market encompassing industry, academia and government. It is an enabler of communication, entertainment and drives innovation and academic research.
Invest NI CEO Comments on Bombardier Inc Workforce Reductions
Oct 21, 2016
Alastair Hamilton, CEO of Invest Northern Ireland has expressed his disappointment at today’s news that Bombardier Inc intends to further reduce its worldwide workforce by 7,500.
Economy Minister Comments on Bombardier Inc Workforce Reductions
Oct 21, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton has commented on the news that Bombardier Inc is to reduce its global workforce by 7,500.
UPDATED | What is Lean Thinking?
Lean Thinking helps businesses to eliminate anything they are doing that isn’t adding value to the end product.
Announcement of £1.4million Asda Deal for Banbridge Firm Clearhill
Oct 20, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has announced a £1.4million Asda contract for County Down based leisure vending specialist Clearhill.
Ballymena Based Warwick Engineering Grows with 10 New Jobs
Oct 20, 2016
Family engineering business Warwick Engineering is investing in machinery and ten additional staff with support from Invest Northern Ireland to grow its customer base across Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland.
US Firm Black Duck Software Creates 58 New Jobs in Belfast
Oct 19, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has announced Massachusetts-based Black Duck Software is to open a new open source security research group, based in Belfast creating 58 jobs.
Successful projects at local Competence Centres
The local Competence centres offer companies an opportunity to develop new products, processes and services and bring them more quickly to global markets, as well as giving local businesses access to leading edge solutions and skills.
Space is an Important Asset to Northern Ireland’s Economy
Oct 18, 2016
First Minister, the Rt. Hon. Arlene Foster MLA and Economy Minister Simon Hamilton today welcomed Principia Mission Astronaut Tim Peake CMG from the European Space Agency (ESA) to Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland Promoted in Chicago as a Great Place to do Business
Oct 18, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has this week visited Chicago to meet with a series of prospective investors as well as companies with an existing presence in Northern Ireland.
Customer satisfaction survey results
We surveyed over 230 business customers in quarter one of this year, April to June 2016 who had received support, advice or guidance from us. Customer surveying activity is used to continue to improve service across the business and this quarter’s overall satisfaction remained high.
First Business in Sweden for Artisan Granola Producer
Oct 17, 2016
Portaferry based Just Live a Little has won its first business in Sweden following participation in an Invest Northern Ireland trade mission.
Northern Ireland Food and Drink Producers Celebrate Record Breaking Year
Oct 13, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has congratulated Northern Ireland food and drink companies on a record breaking year at a reception in Belfast.
Further certainty on EU funding for hundreds of projects
On 03 October the Chancellor followed his August announcement with an update on the status of projects which are currently reliant on EU funding stating that he has extended his guarantee to the point where the UK departs the EU.
UPDATED | Technical Textiles in Northern Ireland
Technical Textiles is a growing variety of products and manufacturing techniques being developed primarily for their technical properties and performance rather than their appearance or other aesthetic characteristics.
SDC Trailers Congratulated on Further Export Success in Saudi Arabia
Oct 06, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has congratulated Toomebridge company SDC Trailers on securing business worth £480,000 in Saudi Arabia.
Ulster Carpets Congratulated on New UAE Deal
Oct 05, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has congratulated Ulster Carpets on winning a lucrative new contract with a luxury five star resort in the UAE.
Kitchenmaster Cleaning Up in UAE
Oct 04, 2016
Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA today visited the Dubai office and warehouse of Carryduff firm Kitchenmaster to congratulate them on their continued export success in the United Arab Emirates.
Strabane Manufacturer Boran Mopack Invests £2.4m to Drive Exports
Oct 04, 2016
Boran-Mopack has invested £2.4million and created ten new jobs in Strabane to position the business for further export growth.

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