Maghera firm creates 35 jobs

A SOUTH Derry furniture company is creating 35 full time jobs in a major £3m expansion.

Specialist Joinery Group in Maghera is celebrating its 25th year in business and currently employs 77.

Later today the family-run business will officially open a new 65,000 sq ft manufacturing facility.

The firm designs, manufactures and fits bespoke furniture for the construction sector and has worked on projects in Europe, America and the Middle East.

In a statement, the company said: “Increased client demand prompted this significant multi-million pound investment in the facilities and production capacity will see the company confidently develop and continue to growth over the next 10 years.”

Invest Northern Ireland has offered the firm £350,000 towards its expansion.