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Mark Hutchinson of Hutchinson Engineering

Mark Hutchinson of Hutchinson Engineering

Mark Hutchinson of Hutchinson Engineering

A Northern Ireland engineering firm has said it's emerging with hope from "challenging times" due to Covid-19.

Hutchinson Engineering in Kilrea, Co Londonderry, said around 50% of its usual 100-strong workforce is now back on site. It follows a gradual return to work for much of the manufacturing sector over the last few weeks.

Managing director Mark Hutchinson said: "We're finding it okay - there is demand, albeit at lower levels than pre-Covid, but we would be generally optimistic for the coming months."