12. FG Wilson (Engineering)
Managing director: Robert Kennedy
Pre-tax profit: £7.8m
FG Wilson, a whollyowned subsidiary of Caterpillar and part of Caterpillar’s Electric Power Division, is the largest power generating set manufacturer in Europe and in power generating solutions.
The company has a product portfolio of high quality generating sets and has been providing people and businesses around the world with a reliable power supply since 1966. Design, manufacturing and sales activities are undertaken locally in Northern Ireland at four locations: Larne, Monkstown and two facilities at the Springvale Industrial Park in Belfast. The company also has production facilities in Brazil, China, India and USA and an expert dealer network spanning more than 130 countries.
It continues to focus on technology, product development and providing customer solutions, as reinforced by continued investments in people and equipment to support long-term growth.
Old Glenarm Road,
Tel: 028 2826 1000