Project manager: John Mcmichael
Pre-tax profit: £12.7m Employment: 569 Pay bill: £19.6m
Dunmurry Co Antrim BT17 9HN Tel: 028 90301049 www.montupet.fr
Montupet has been operating in Northern Ireland since 1989 and is now part of the Canadian industrial group Linamar, based in Guelph, Ontario.
The Montupet Group was purchased by Linamar in February 2016. The Dunmurry plant manufactures cast aluminium cylinder heads for petrol and diesel engines used by Ford, Peugeot, Citroen and others.
This acquisition was to add a leading player in the design and manufacture of complex aluminium light casting to the Linamar capabilities. The larger group now consists of 58 manufacturing plants with a total workforce of 26,000 and total turnover of CAN $6.5bn. The product range encompasses engine, transmission, driveline components and assemblies.