Aerospace sup­plier ex­pand­ing af­ter award win

Belfast Telegraph - Business Telegraph - - News - BY EMMA DEIGHAN

A CO DOWN aerospace sup­plier has an­nounced the cre­ation of six new jobs fol­low­ing an in­vest­ment and re­ceipt of an in­dus­try award.

Brad­for Ltd in Rostrevor has ex­tended its premises to ac­com­mo­date new tech­nol­ogy.

The firm said the ex­pan­sion will al­low it to main­tain its po­si­tion as a ma­jor sup­plier of dress cov­ers and up­hol­stery to the aerospace sec­tor.

The an­nounce­ment came af­ter the firm, which has been op­er­at­ing since 1996, re­ceived a Busi­ness Ex­cel­lence Award from SC21, a pro­gramme de­signed to ac­cel­er­ate the com­pet­i­tive­ness of the aerospace and de­fence in­dus­try.

Man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Brad­for Ltd Patricia Cle­ments said: “It is im­por­tant that we re­main cost com­pet­i­tive and con­tinue to win con­tracts, com­pet­ing against low cost coun­tries, and this ex­pan­sion al­lows us to do just that.”

From left, chief ex­ec­u­tive of In­vest NI, Alas­tair Hamil­ton, with Patricia Cle­ments, man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Brad­for Ltd and David Quin, sup­ply chain di­rec­tor of cus­tomer Rock­well Collins

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