A Bangor-based moulding manufacturer has secured a multi-million contract with an American company.
The deal, which involves Denroy Plastics, was announced at the Farnborough Airshow yesterday.
Stormont’s Investment Minister Arlene Foster hailed the five-year deal with a Texas-based operation.
Denroy Plastics will supply components to Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division for use on the Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 business jets.
Ms Foster said: “Denroy Plastics is operating at the forefront of ground-breaking technology opportunities for the aerospace industry and this contract is a tremendous result for this enterprising and progressive firm.
“The company has built up unrivalled knowledge in plastic moulding in its 40 year history and is regarded as a world leader in its field.”
The DUP minister added: “Denroy is continuing to work with Invest Northern Ireland to further develop its potential in the growing aerospace sector. Its sustained commitment to market-led innovation will benefit Denroy as it seeks to compete for new and innovative business opportunities on a global stage.”
Denroy’s Managing Director, John Rainey, said they were “delighted” to have secured the contract and look forward to working closely with Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division.
“This contract and others in the pipeline further cement the level of momentum and innovation which are becoming the norm at Denroy.”
Denroy Plastics Ltd, which employs 160 people at its Bangor plants, is part of the Denroy Group which also includes the Denman International hair-care range.
Denroy has been moulding plastics since 1972 and have designed, developed and manufactured products for diverse uses.
It recently achieved SC21 Bronze status.