EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Creative Composites

Creative Composites

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Outer Belfast; Northern Ireland
Location of affected unit(s): Lisburn


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
20.16 - Manufacture of plastics in primary forms
Number Employed: 300

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-07-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 66

Additional Information

Composites manufacturing company Creative Composites announced the creation of 66 jobs as it looks to expand its business in the automotive, materials handling and mass transit sectors. The company is investing GBP 11 million (€12 million) for the creation of jobs. The sum includes GBP 1.5 million (€1.7 million) made available by Invest NI through the European Regional Development Fund. It is reported that these positions include engineering, production and management roles. Once the jobs are filled, the total headcount of the company will stand at over 350 staff.