Over 400 new jobs are to be created at a medical device manufacturer in Co Antrim.

Terumo BCT, based in the US state of Colorado, plans to employ an additional 416 people at its plant outside Larne.

The company is a world leader in blood processing technologies and employs 5,000 people in almost 40 countries.

Terumo is also investing €2.3m in research and development at the Larne facility.