Invest NI welcomes Telestack’s continuing strong export performance

Jun 28, 2018
(L-R)  Malachy Gribben, Commercial Director of Telestack, Rick Patek,Group President - Aggregate and Mining International of Astec Industries Inc, Steve Harper, Executive Director International Business of Invest NI and Martin Dummigan, Managing Director, of Telestack.

Omagh based Telestack is undertaking its largest ever single order for Oman as part of an ongoing $15 billion infrastructure investment to cater for the export requirements of its local mining, quarrying and cement industries.

Building on the success of its aggregate and mining equipment the material handling company has successfully diversified into broader areas, recently securing over £10million of additional business for its ship loading systems, supplying customers in the Middle East, Russia, USA, South America, Africa and Europe.

We are delighted to have six new models on our stand this year, showcasing the latest ground-breaking equipment for the aggregate and mining markets.

Malachy Gribben, Commercial Director, Telestack

Steve Harper, Invest Northern Ireland’s Executive Director of International Business, welcomed the company’s achievements during a meeting with Telestack’s US based Group President - Aggregate and Mining International, Rick Patek at Hillhead 2018.

“Telestack contributes significantly to Northern Ireland’s Materials Handling industry and its export success is indicative of the company’s growing, global customer base. This business has a long-standing relationship with Invest NI and we are delighted to be supporting Telestack achieve its growth potential.

“Northern Ireland is a recognised centre of excellence in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment. Hillhead 2018 presents valuable opportunities for companies in this supply chain to showcase their world-class products and engineering expertise.”

17 local companies are exhibiting at the Northern Ireland pavilion at Hillhead 2018, the leading exhibition for the quarrying, construction and recycling industries.

Now employing over 6,000 people, Northern Ireland’s Materials Handling industry manufactures more than 40% of the worlds mobile crushing and screening equipment.

Malachy Gribben, Commercial Director commented: “This is our tenth Hillhead and our display this year demonstrates how Telestack’s investment in new product development, coupled with input from our industry leading global dealer network, produces the most innovative and consistently reliable equipment in the material handling market.

“We are delighted to have six new models on our stand this year, showcasing the latest ground-breaking equipment for the aggregate and mining markets.

Northern Ireland is a recognised centre of excellence in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment. Hillhead 2018 presents valuable opportunities for companies in this supply chain to showcase their world-class products and engineering expertise.

Steve Harper, Executive Director of International Business, Invest NI

"Endorsements such as the Port of Salalah contract are a massive achievement for us but we don’t take this success lightly. In this business you have to earn experience and our customers deserve our continual investment. Continuous innovation has been critical to our growth and our ambition this year is to expand our export reach further. We hope to build on our current strong pipeline of orders and welcome the guidance and support of Invest NI as we implement our growth plans.”

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