Judith Cochrane MLA said: “This is a further positive sign for our economy. It is important that we grow our private sector if we are to rebalance the economy and boost economic output.
“We have seen a number of international companies investing in Northern Ireland in recent months. We must make sure that this continues in order to attract more jobs and show that Northern Ireland is a good place to do business.
“While any new jobs should be welcome, we must make sure that we are targeting the high value jobs that can really add to our economy.”