Northern Ireland showcases world-class excellence at Hillhead 2016

    Northern Ireland has its largest representation ever this year at Hillhead which takes place from 28–30 June 2016 at Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry, near Buxton in Derbyshire.

    Nineteen companies from the Province will exhibiting on the stand organised by Invest Northern Ireland and a further twenty-three companies exhibiting independently.

    This strong presence will again reinforce Northern Ireland’s position as a global centre of excellence for the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment.

    The region has one of the world’s most successful clusters of engineering companies developing innovative solutions. Machinery manufactured in Northern Ireland is sold to customers in over 100 countries with applications as diverse as iron ore mining in India, road construction in Peru, diamond exploration in South Africa and sand washing in the Arabian Gulf.

    The sector employs more than 4,000 people in over 100 companies.  These companies have been operating successfully in Northern Ireland for many years, supported by a comprehensive and competitive supply chain.  The region has a resource of skills, knowledge and experience in materials handling which encourages and facilitates market-led innovation.

    Some of these supply chain companies are represented on the Northern Ireland stand; the full list of local exhibitors is:

    Anaconda Equipment International, Blackrock Mfg Ltd, Bruce Engineering, Crushing Screening Parts, EDGE Innovate NI Ltd, Environmental Marketing Solutions Ltd, Euro Springs Ltd, Irish Manufacturing Services Ltd, Maximus Crushing & Screening Ltd, McCrory Engineering, McGirr Engineering, McQuaid Engineering, Metberg Ltd, Northern Crusher Spares Ltd, Pneutrol International Ltd, Smiley Monroe Ltd, Specdrum Engineering, Ultra Plant, Vulcan Burners.


    For a comprehensive preview of the show, pick up a copy of the latest print issue of Plant & Civil Engineer, out soon!