25 delegates joined the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce (NI Chamber) at Ryobi Aluminium Castings yesterday (27 March 2019) at the Danske Bank Export First Exporter Forum. This event included a tour of the Ryobi facility in Carrickfergus and a chance for members of NI Chamber to hear the successful export story with sales forecasted at £100m by 2019 from Managing Director, David Watson.

From establishing a local presence in 1990 with one customer and a small workforce; Ryobi is one of Northern Ireland’s leading exporters and employers, supplying car industry giants including Jaguar Land Rover, Peugeot Citroen, Ford, Volkswagen and Skoda and employing over 500 people.

The Danske Bank Export First programme is part of NI Chamber’s Learn Grow Excel suite of initiatives designed to support local organisations in their ambition to grow