Twelve companies from Northern Ireland took part in our trade mission to Saudi Arabia and UAE where they showcased their products and services to the market.
The five day mission visited Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and then Dubai in UAE, and provided an excellent opportunity for companies wishing to expand into this market.
Find out more about the companies who attended below.
Careersport International provides specialist education and training courses for those wanting to pursue a professional career in Education, Fitness and Health, Sport and Leisure. They have fitness academies based in the UK, UAE and India. Their qualifications are internationally accredited by Skills Active (UK) and Active IQ for fitness instructors, personal trainers, activity leaders, sports coaches, teachers, health and leisure professionals and management and approved by REP's. Their commitment is to educate, motivate and inspire students to perform to their full.
CIGA Healthcare is a young dynamic company that specializes in the the Rapid Self Test Health Diagnostics sector and is leading developments in this rapidly emerging new OTC market.Since it was established in 2005 the company has grown rapidly and now supplies tests to retailers in the Uk such as ASDA,Tesco, Sainsburys and Boots. In the United States they trade with Walgreen`s and Walmart. CIGA offers retailers across the World the opportunity to have carefully selected Self Test Products.These can be promoted as an integrated range to their customers and provides coverage of all age demographics from 0–100 under one Brand Suresisgn. CIGA`S success has been recognised by several prestigious awards including the “UK Small Industrial Company of the Year” in the Best of British Awards sponsored by the Sunday Times, AMEC and the Work Foundation.
EDGE Innovate design, manufacture & export world leading, material handling & recycling equipment throughout the world from its 150,000ft² state of the art, manufacturing facility within the thriving County of Tyrone; the forefront of Irish engineering and manufacturing. EDGE have quickly gained a foothold into the competitive material handling & recycling sector by offering an extensive product range, which is frequently growing to meet the ever-changing demands in the market. EDGE repeatedly push the boundaries of design and manufacturing to produce hard working, quality machinery to fit any material handling requirement from Recycling to Quarrying. The EDGE Material Handling portfolio includes Stockpilers and Conveyors, Tracked Feeders, Roll Sizer/Crushers and Truck Off-loaders. The EDGE Recycling range comprises a range of Trommels, Shredders, Picking Stations, Materials Classifiers and Fines Recovery Plants aimed at the ever changing global waste recycling sector.
EPAS is an environmental engineering business committed to the sustainable development and production of products relating to the separation, extraction and use of FOGs, (Fats, Oils and Grease) and food wastes from commercial kitchens. The GreaseShield is the cost saving solution to fats, oils and grease drain blockages.
Greenfields Ireland is a leading supplier of dairy ingredients, specialist milk products and finished dairy products throughout Europe, the Middle East, South America, the Far East and Africa. The company is based in Belfast with a regional office in Dubai. The company offers dairy product solutions to a wide range of industrial buyers and buyers/ distributors of retail/catering dairy products. They source an extensive range of products including butter, AMF, milk powders and a range of cheeses on a worldwide basis.
McDon Substrates was established in 1977 by Jim & Mary McCourt and has become a leading supplier of mushroom casing and horticultural peat suppling to over 12 countries worldwide.Business is now managed by 2nd generation McCourt family & operates from it's own modern factory built 2015 based in Coalisland Tyrone N Ireland.
OBE Waste and Agri Engineering Ltd’s founder company Masterburn was formed in 2002 by its present partners Darryl and Beverley Hylands, to supplement the overall income for their poultry farm. The idea for Masterburn arose from the need to dispose of poultry carcasses on their own farm so they built their first incinerator. What started out as a small idea soon grew into something much bigger as they began to make incinerators for farmers and veterinary practices across the UK and Ireland. Due to Masterburn's fast growth OBE was formed as a parent company and now carries out full engineering contracts as well as specialising in Masterburn incinerators for agricultural, aquacultural and medical use, OBE Agri trailers and Slurry-TEK slurry handling equipment.
Pollock Lifts manufacture a range of Residential Elevators and Steplifts for use in the disabled access market. Our Lifts can be easily installed in domestic and commercial applications. We supply turnkey and bespoke lift solutions through out the UK, Ireland, Europe, Middle East and Australia.
SLA Digital is a leading Digital Services company delivering solutions such as Direct Carrier Billing to Mobile Operators and Content Partners in order to drive additional revenue streams for all participants. Headquartered in the UK and Malaysia, our team of experienced mobile specialists operate worldwide serving our clients throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Terex Washing Systems (TWS) provides cohesive solutions for all your material and mineral washing needs. TWS is focused solely on providing solutions to the quarry mining and C&D recycling industries, providing reliable, high quality and very productive equipment to meet individual materials and mineral washing needs meeting today’s stringent specifications of clean material.
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