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Northern Ireland Suppliers Awarded New Business by Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast

June 18, 2013 Le Bourget Aerospace,  Press Release

Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast has placed new business worth more than £25 million with Northern Ireland suppliers in the last few months alone.  The news was celebrated today at the Paris Air Show, where Bombardier and some of the suppliers are exhibiting.

The new business comprises work on Bombardier’s new CSeries aircraft programme and other programmes, and includes component supply and provision of production-related equipment and services.

Speaking at the Paris Air Show, Michael Ryan, Vice-President and General Manager, Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast, said:  “We are delighted that many local companies continue to benefit from Bombardier’s investment in Northern Ireland, including from our investment in the CSeries aircraft programme.

“Northern Ireland has a solid aerospace cluster and we believe this can be developed further by companies taking advantage of opportunities now being made available through the recently launched joint industry and government Aerospace Industrial Strategy.  The strategy will enable companies to develop the new technologies, manufacturing processes and skills necessary for them to compete and win more new business, helping to grow the local aerospace sector.”

The component supply companies which have been awarded new business over the past few months are JW Kane, Portadown; Moyola Precision Engineering, Castledawson; Maydown Precision Engineering, Londonderry; Dontaur Engineering, Ballymena; and Vulcanium Metals, Newtownards. 

Equipment and service providers awarded business are:  Williams Industrial Services, Newtownabbey; Datum Design, Ballynahinch; H&J Martin, Belfast; UPVC of Belfast; and Nulife of Dunmurry.   

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For Information

Maria Ryan
Bombardier Aerospace
+44 (0)28 9073 3515
maria.ryan@aero.bombardier.com

www.bombardier.com

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