Northern Ireland

CDE Global creates 50 jobs in Cookstown, County Tyrone

Cookstown company CDE Global is creating 50 jobs in the County Tyrone town.

The company designs and manufactures washing equipment for the construction, mining, specialist industrial sands and environmental sectors.

The jobs are a result of a £3m investment that aims to expand its export reach.

Fourteen of the new jobs are already in place. Invest NI has offered £614,000 of support for the investment.

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster said: Arlene Foster said: "This investment by CDE Global will enable the company to roll out its ambitious export strategy and underpin its position as the world's premier provider of specialist washing systems.

"The 50 new jobs offer employment opportunities across a range of disciplines including engineering design, finance, sales and marketing, and are a boost to County Tyrone and the wider economy.

"This expansion further builds on CDE Global's sustained growth which has been driven by its focus on product development and export sales."

The company said it was particularly targeting markets in North America, Australia, South Africa, Brazil and Europe.