While Ballymena has faced a number of economic challenges, it's an area with a rich history and heritage of business success. This spirit is still very much evidenced by the people, businesses and organisations in the town today.
Operations Manager, Moy Park
Products & Services
Moy Park is a Northern Ireland based poultry meat producer, the largest meat producer in Northern Ireland, with 6,300 employees.
The company supplies poultry products to supermarkets including Asda, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Ocado, and fast food restaurants such as McDonald’s and Burger King.
Moy Park have invested over £170m in factory development to expand capacity, improve productivity and enhance quality.
Specifically they have invested in greater levels of automation within their processing lines utilising the latest technology. They have also established an Innovation Centre to drive new product development.
Locating in Mid and East Antrim
“Ballymena is a great place to work. From a business point of view, it’s strategically located with fantastic transport links. Mid and East Antrim Council has an ambitious integrated economic development strategy for the area to help encourage business growth across the borough, and it’s one we are keen to help support.
I also sit on Mid and East Antrim Council’s Manufacturing Task Force Team, a working group committed to supporting and fostering growth.” Operations Manager, Moy Park