Andor Technology creates 166 new jobs with £18m investment

Workers in a factory making cameras Andor Technology is one of Northern Ireland's most successful firms

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Belfast-based company Andor Technology is to create 166 new jobs with an £18m investment.

The company makes high performance digital cameras for scientific research into medical conditions.

It is a spin-off company from Queen's University, and employs about 230 people in NI. In June, Andor announced a 40% increase in profits on revenue of £28.3m.

Company founder Donal Denvir recently made more than £3m by selling shares.

He sold 500,000 shares at 615p each. His remaining shares are worth around £7m.

Andor's products are sold to hospitals, universities and government labs throughout the world. They are used in the treatment of conditions such as Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease and cancer.

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