31/01/2013

30 News Jobs In Portadown Following £6m Investment

A £6m investment at an engineering firm in Portadown, County Armagh will leadto the creation of up to 30 new jobs.

JW Kane Precision Engineering, who make makes parts for aeroplanes for clients including Bombardier, Phales and BE Aeorspace, have announced an expansion of its manufacturing space and the purchase of new equipment

An additional £900,000 in support funding is being given to the firm by Invest NI.

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster said the firm was one of Northern Ireland's "foremost aerospace-focused precision engineering companies".

Currently employing 55 people the company's investment will see it add 11,000 square feet of manufacturing space to its premises, purchase state-of-the art machining centres and undertake companywide training to address key skills gaps.

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