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Spence Engineering Ltd

SUMMARY

Name: Spence Engineering Ltd
Location: Hillsborough
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 73,350.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Lagan Rural Partnership
Duration: 13/04/2011 - 28/09/2011

PROJECT SUMMARY

Funding for new equipment to aid increase in productivity.

BACKGROUND

Spence Engineering is a family run business founded in 1961 and located at Tullynore Road outside Hillsborough. Positioned at the upper end of the market, Spence Engineering manufactures high quality excavator buckets for machines.

The promoter is currently experiencing operational problems with the 200 tonne hydrauloc pressbrake on which manufacturing output depends. Existing equipment is dated and does not provide the promoter with the flexibility to increase output and product range which would lead to new employment opportunities.

ACTIVITIES

Applicant received funding for a new CNC Press brake

BENEFITS

With funding this project will be able to secure 2 full time posts of employment