FG Wilson to cut 760 northern jobs

Northern Irish engineering company FG Wilson is to cut up to 760 jobs at its four sites in the north at Larne, Belfast, Springvale and Monkstown.

13th September, 2012

Northern Irish engineering company FG Wilson is to cut up to 760 jobs at its four sites in the north at Larne, Belfast, Springvale and Monkstown.

The company’s owner Caterpillar said that the redundancies will help the operation become more efficient and competitive, according to a report on Sky News.

FG Wilson makes generators and employs 3,000 people. Its current structure and the tough economic environment meant parts of the business were no longer...

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