Belfast Telegraph

Scores of jobs created by window blind manufacturer

Ninety-three new jobs are being created by a window blind manufacturing company in Co Londonderry.

Bloc Blinds has announced a £4 million investment which includes new facilities at its Magherafelt plant and a major drive to boost exports.

Recruitment will take place over the next two years.

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell said: "The 93 new manufacturing jobs to be recruited over the next three years will contribute £1.7 million annually in additional salaries to the local economy."

Invest Northern Ireland has contributed £465,000 towards the investment.

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

Cormac Diamond, managing director said: "This exciting investment follows encouraging business growth in recent years and underpins our ambition to increase sales particularly in Europe and the US."

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