Diane Armstrong


Name: Diane Armstrong
Location: Portadown
County: Armagh
Total Cost: £ 36,604.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR
Duration: 8 months
Telephone: 028 38354423


The establishment of a print and embroidery business, with all work carried out under one roof. It will provide a comprehensive service to meet any printing and embroidery needs relating to leisurewear, school wear and work wear. It will also provide an additional service of trophies/medal/engraving which ties in well with the above markets.


Mr and Mrs Armstrong have identified an opportunity for improvement by establishing a new business, which carries out embroidery and engraving, to service the needs of their existing business.


  • Purchase embroidery machine and engraving machine by 31st January 2011
  • Install machinery and complete training by 31st March 2011
  • Complete marketing activities by 31st March 2011


  • Create 1 Part time job by the end of Year 2 (December 2012)
  • Generate turnover of £21,000 by end of year 1 (31st March 2013)

The promoter has stated that previous to the funding he spent approximately £8,000-£13,000 per annum outsourcing embroidery work. He can now facilitate this in-house.