Painting a bright economic picture

A rural painting firm has diversified in a bid to beat the downturn that is crippling other firms reliant on the construction industry.

19th September, 2009

A rural painting firm has diversified in a bid to beat the downturn that is crippling other firms reliant on the construction industry.

Corlin Developments is now specialising in heritage conservation painting, as well as fire protection, and is advertising for staff at a time when lay-offs are widespread in the industry.

Based in the border town of Castlederg, Co Tyrone, the company has increased its turnover by stg£500,000 (€562,000) in the past year.

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