Business expansion
United Kingdom
Northern Ireland;
Location of affected unit(s)
Carrickfergus and Antrim
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.

241 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
29 April 2014
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
30 April 2017


Northern Ireland based electronics company Schrader Electronics is creating 241 new jobs at its Carrickfergus and Antrim plants on the back of a £56M investment. Invest NI has offered nearly £10M of this, which is in part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. The company is known for its production of tyre pressure gauges for the automotive industry.

The 241 jobs will be filled over the next three years and are expected to offer high value employment for engineers.


  • 29 April 2014: BBC Website
  • 29 April 2014: Belfast Telegraph


Eurofound (2014), Schrader Electronics, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 77002, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77002.