Tobermore Concrete creating 95 jobs with £30m investment

  • Mid Ulster-based paving manufacturer Tobermore Concrete is investing £30m to create 95 jobs in a rapid growth plan over the next four years.

    Economy Minister Diane Dodds said the jobs will generate almost £2.5m in additional annual salaries, with 25 of the roles already in place following recruitment earlier this year.

    A further 70 opportunities are to be created in areas including sales, operations and production.

    Invest Northern Ireland has offered Tobermore £807,500 to support the jobs, its new production facilities in the Mid Ulster area, and investment in new machinery to help meet the growing demand for its products. 

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    David Henderson, managing director of Tobermore, said: “We have experienced extensive growth in recent years due to our exceptional product offering combined with our high levels of customer service, and in return have developed new products to meet the needs of our loyal customer base.

    “This investment will put us in a unique position to exploit multiple markets in the coming years, with UK and Ireland our main priority markets. We are excited by the next stage of our growth plans, which requires the major expansion of our current facilities and significant investment in recruitment and marketing.

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    Tobermore previously participated in Invest NI’s Leadership for Growth Programme, which the economic growth agency’s CEO, Kevin Holland said “has provided the senior team with the right tools to move into this new phase of business growth.”

    Minister Dodds added that “it is investments like this which will drive our economic recovery forward” during such “challenging times.”

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