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Agnew General Engineering Ltd

SUMMARY

Name: Agnew General Engineering Ltd
Location: Gilford
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 82,918.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 16.03.2010 - 28.06.2010
Telephone: 028 4062 9660

PROJECT SUMMARY

Development of an existing rural engineering business by reducing order times and increasing profit margins through the purchase of new equipment

BENEFITS

Opportunity for the business to develop current product lines and increase capacity Create employment opportunity for an apprentice

Agnew General Engineering Ltd

SUMMARY

Name: Agnew General Engineering Ltd
Location: Gilford
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 82,918.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 16.03.2010 - 28.06.2010
Telephone: 028 4062 9660

PROJECT SUMMARY

To enable a family-run engineering business to carry out all work in house, thereby reducing order times and increasing profit margins to help retain existing customers. The business also wishes to develop product lines and increase the capacity of their aluminium work in order to diversify from existing core products.

BACKGROUND

Established in 1991, Agnew General Engineering Limited provides metal fabrication and site services to both domestic and commercial customers. The company identified a need to improve their efficiency and expand their service portfolio.

ACTIVITIES

  • To purchase a shearing machine
  • To purchase a rolling machine
  • To purchase an aluminium welder
  • To increase sales across the business  
  • To increase sales of the boot cleaner
  • To employ a trainee/apprentice

BENEFITS

Development of an existing rural engineering business by reducing order times and increasing profit margins through the purchase of new equipment. Opportunity for the business to develop current product lines and increase capacity. Create employment opportunity for an apprentice.