Northern Ireland

Carrick firm Advanced Sensors wins £5m contract

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster with Khalid Thabeth, CEO of Advanced Sensors
Image caption Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster with Khalid Thabeth, CEO of Advanced Sensors

A County Antrim firm has secured a £5m contract in the Middle East.

Carrickfergus company, Advanced Sensors, designs oil and gas equipment for the industry worldwide.

Invest Northern Ireland contributed £124,000 to the project which was announced by Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster on Wednesday.

The minister said: "Supporting and encouraging companies to export is an essential part of developing a strong, competitive economy".

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