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Invest NI Work With Down Businesses For New Jobs

Manufacturing in Northern Ireland continues to grow as a selection of 30 businesses come together to announce investment of over £22million and 282 new jobs. And businesses in County Down are playing their part in this business development. The 30 firms, supported by Invest Northern Ireland, are from a broad…

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Invest NI Releases Latest Performance Figures

Invest NI sets out the focus for the future as it releases the latest performance results. Invest Northern Ireland support for businesses in 2016/17 has contributed towards almost £660m of investment in the Northern Ireland economy and helped promote nearly 5,600 new jobs. Speaking at the agency’s end of year…

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Hamilton Launches Invest NI’s Collaborative Growth Programme

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA has launched the Invest Northern Ireland Collaborative Growth Programme in Belfast today. He said: “The success Sea Source has achieved in the offshore renewable energy sector, demonstrates how collaboration can not only transform an industry but leverage the strengths of the region to attract significant…

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Invest NI Chairman Comments On EU Referendum Result

Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive, Invest Northern Ireland, speaking about the result of the EU referendum, said: “All of the factors which have made Northern Ireland a good place to start and grow a business, including our attractiveness as a location for investment, a base for research and development and as…

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Invest NI And Enterprise Partners Help Grow Southern Region

Mark Bleakney, Invest Northern Ireland’s Southern Regional Manager, has outlined how Invest Northern Ireland and its enterprise partners are working together to grow the economy in the Southern Region. He said: The key to growing a strong local economy is ensuring that stakeholders work together to an agreed common purpose….

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Southern Region Generates 110 Jobs Through Invest NI Funding

Enterprise Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has welcomed the £5.8million combined investment by 24 businesses in the southern region of Northern Ireland creating 110 new jobs. Invest Northern Ireland has offered over £811,000 to support the growth of these businesses, which are based within the council areas of Newry…

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Manufacturing In Northern Ireland… Opportunity For Growth

Manufacturing In Northern Ireland… Opportunity For Growth By Alastair Hamilton, Invest NI CEO Northern Ireland manufacturing is rich in knowledge, skills and experience, founded on a strong heritage. Our large number of manufacturing businesses across a broad range of disciplines – from food to chemicals, pharmaceutical to transport equipment –…

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Sea Source Offshore From Kilkeel Attends Invest NI Supply Chain Event

Sea Source Offshore in Kilkeel was among the 28 local businesses to attend an event, hosted by Invest Northern Ireland, about growing supply chain opportunities for local business in the UK Offshore Wind Energy market in the coming years. The event formed part of a roadshow organised by DEME Group,…

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Alternative Heat Fires Up Expansion Plans With Invest NI Assistance

Castlewellan-based Alternative Heat is planning to expand its manufacturing facilities and create 23 new jobs with support from Invest Northern Ireland after securing planning permission for development. The expansion is aimed at providing the company with the capability to win and fulfil increased contracts for biomass boilers, service and maintenance…

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HBE Expands In Newry With Invest NI Assistance Creating 24 Jobs

HBE has recently expanded into new premises in Newry following growth investments supported by Invest Northern Ireland, which included the creation of 24 new jobs. HBE (Healthy Built Environment) is a leading health, safety and compliance consultancy focused on growing its client base across Ireland and Great Britain. The company…

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Calls Open Now For £5000 Invest NI Innovation Voucher For Local Businesses

What could £5,000 do for your business? The October call for Invest Northern Ireland (NI) Innovation Vouchers is now open. What are Innovation Vouchers? An Innovation Voucher is worth up to £5000. It allows you to team up with knowledge providers – ie universities, colleges and technical institutes – to…

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Ballynahinch Firm Nitronica Secures Further Export Sales

Ballynahinch-based Nitronica has secured new export sales as well as an ongoing business partnership from the advice and expertise of Invest NI’s technical advisory unit. Nitronica, a leading Contract Electronic Manufacturer, supplies electro and mechanical solutions to aerospace, defence, telecoms, and industrial sectors. The solutions provided range from cable and…

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Kane Engineering To Create 28 Jobs In Ards

 Kane Engineering is creating 28 new jobs supported by Invest Northern Ireland as part of plans to drive sales across Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland. The company plans to double its workforce over the next two years, recruiting additional production operators, engineers, electricians as well as a number…

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Invest NI Helps Create Platform For 1000 New Jobs In South Down

There was good news for the South Down area this week as Invest NI announced a successful major jobs drive. During 2014-15, 964 new jobs were promoted by businesses in Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area with Invest Northern Ireland support. The new jobs will be created over the…

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Kitchenmaster From County Down Hits the Mark Across the Globe

Kitchenmaster, based in Carryduff, boasts a healthy order book of global sales following a range of advice and support from Invest Northern Ireland. The company has been manufacturing high quality cleaning and hygiene products for over 30 years and recently surpassed a notable milestone, achieving £1million worth of sales to…

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