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Co Antrim construction materials firm sees turnover up 9% to £33m


Vision: Simon McDowell

Vision: Simon McDowell

Vision: Simon McDowell

A Co Antrim construction materials company has increased turnover by nearly 9% to reach £32.7m in the last year.

Kilwaughter Holdings Limited in Larne manufactures and distributes limestone products for construction and agriculture under the brands K Rend and Kilwaughter Lime.

The company, which has not yet filed its accounts, said its consolidated group turnover grew by 8.7% to £32.7m for the 12 months to April 30, 2017. A total of £3.5m was reinvested into the business during the same period and pre-tax profit was £9.6m, up from £7.5m a year earlier.

The holding company includes Kilwaughter Minerals Limited, Insuletics Limited and Kilwaughter Minerals (Ireland) Limited.

Manging director Simon McDowell said: "Our vision is to build a long-term sustainable business by becoming the brand of choice across our various sectors and through ongoing investment.

"Over the years, we have developed a deep expertise in what is a niche industry with quality products, strong levels of customer service and reliable delivery in the United Kingdom and Ireland."

Belfast Telegraph