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Mayo farm equipment maker to take on US

23rd September, 2018
Áine Lecky and Eibhlin Murphy: their company Major Equipment is on target to hit €17 million turnover this year Picture: Michael McLaughlin

Every day is a field day for Major Equipment as the mower and slurry tanker manufacturer plans to launch into the US.

Sisters Áine Lecky and Eibhlin Murphy run the Mayo-based company which was set up in 1976 by their father and uncle.

The company turned over €15 million last year, with exports counting for 60 per cent of sales.

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