57. Ulster Carpet Mills
- Group managing director: Nick Coburn
- Pre-tax profit: £6.6m
- Employment: 564
- Pay bill: £20m
The Ulster Group has achieved another highly successful year of trading. A new £8m dyehouse has just been completed at the company’s site in Portadown and is the most modern and dyeing operation in Europe.
The investment in new weaving technology has been increased by the very recent acquisition of UK textile engineering company, Griffith Textile Machines.