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14. FG Wilson

Published 08/04/2011

Managing director: Dr Mark Sweeney

Employment: 3,000

Turnover: £554.8m

Pre-tax profit: £4m

FG Wilson, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, 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.

The company continues to invest heavily in its Northern Ireland facilities and its outlook for 2011 remains positive, with continued growth expected through the year.

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