Factory tragedy averted after high voltage accident


A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION is already underway at a Fermanagh factory after a man was airlifted to hospital following a major work accident. The incident took place at the Encirc plant in Derrylin on Monday morning when a specialist sub-contractor who carried out maintenance work on a medium voltage board in the sub-station on site was […]


BREAKING: Man airlifted to hospital following incident at Encirc


THE HERALD has received reports of a health and safety incident that occurred this morning at the Encirc plant, Derrylin, where a male sub-tractor working onsite was injured. According to reports the injured male was airlifted to hospital for treatment, while the severity of his injuries are still unknown at this time.   Production lines at […]


Encirc leads the way with recycled glass


LOCAL glass container manufacturer Encirc is leading the way with a revolutionary project proving that new bottles can be made from 100 percent recycled glass.  This  aspirational mission to create the world’s most sustainable glass bottle has been lauded an incredible success by the industry. The project is undertaken by Encirc and industry research and […]


Encirc invests in its people as it looks to the future


ONE of Fermanagh’s biggest manufacturers plans to spend the guts of £1 million on a new staff training and wellbeing initiative.  Derrylin glass factory Encirc is to invest over £870,000 to help develop its employees’ skills as part of its new ‘Engage’ programme. The programme will train staff in project management and other manufacturing processes, […]


£40m to secure future of Derrylin glass plant


A MULTI-MILLION pound investment is set to secure the future of the Encirc glass plant in Derrylin for over a decade to come. Over the next three years £40million is to be invested in the Derrylin factory which employs approximately 450 workers.  The former Quinn Glass company was bought by Spanish firm Vidrala for £325million […]


Balcas strike action averted …but Encirc row heats up


AS Fermanagh’s first private sector strike in over a decade comes to an end, all eyes are turning to Derrylin where factory staff are considering taking to the picket lines.  According to the union Unite, workers in the county have been “electrified” and “galvanised” by the stand taken by staff at Balcas last week, who […]