22/03/2016

NI Firm To Create Over 90 Manufacturing Jobs

A Magherafelt firm has announced it is to create over 90 new manufacturing jobs as part of a £4 million investment.

Bloc Blinds will create a total of 93 new posts over the next three years and will invest in new manufacturing facilities and extensive market development activities to help drive export sales.

The investment is supported by Invest NI and First Trust Bank.

Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell welcomed the announcement.
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He said: "With full manufacturing and multi skilled training provided to all production employees at Bloc Blinds, this expansion offers attractive roles for those returning to work or seeking alternative employment.

"Invest Northern Ireland's offer of £465,000 is helping this indigenous manufacturer to implement its growth plans quickly so it can maximise opportunities in a worldwide market."

Bloc Blinds specialises in the design and manufacture of window blinds and recently moved into its renovated and extended new premises at Station Road, Magherafelt.

(CD)

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