There is an endless supply of industrial success coming to Britain. These are a few below.
A consortium, led by Rolls-Royce, aims to have a fleet of 16 small modular reactors in place by 2050. The full programme is expected to create 40,000 jobs, contribute £52bn to the UK economy and have an export value of £250bn.
Legal & General’s new modular house-building factory in Leeds, the largest of its type in Europe, will produce over 3,500 homes a year once fully operational and create more than 400 jobs.
Facebook have today announced massive expansion plans in the UK including at least 1000 top class tech jobs in 2020 alone.
Motherson Rolling Stock Systems, a supplier of electrical systems and components to train builder Bombardier, set to create more than 200 jobs at its Derby factory.
Major #EXPORT Win: Car manufacturer giant @volkswagen China chooses ABI’s #electronic diagnostic system to keep automation & robotic assets running regardless of age or technology, reducing #ewaste and downtime.
EXPORT WIN: Korea’s rail operator #KORAIL ordered two new #BoardMaster electronic diagnostic systems made by ABI in Barnsley. “Depots in Seoul and Daejeon getting the new ABI gear due to the amazing success Korail had with our equipment in recent years”.
Acceleration of the Tempest fighter jet programme is set to create 1,500 British jobs – Rolls-Royce, BAE, Leonardo & MBDA, the four founding partners, plan to more than double the project’s workforce from the current 1,000 to 2,500.
Great so see BMW investing in the next generation of British manufacturers. Apprenticeships are available at the company’s MINI Plant Oxford, Plant Swindon and Plant Hams Hall, which builds engines for both MINI and BMW.
JCB We’ll be showing off the fast charge version of our first ever fully electric mini excavator at @ExecHireShow next month. The digger can be fully charged in under 2 hours.
500 jobs to be created as work gets underway on a new £100m depot for South Wales Metro.
The 60-acre extension of the i54 manufacturing park in South Staffordshire, home to Jaguar Land Rover’s Engine Manufacturing Centre, is expected to create 1,700 jobs.
NEW FACTORY: Europe’s leading commercial vehicle accessory manufacturer @rhinoproductsUK opens new multi-million pound factory in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.
HUGE INWARD INVESTMENT: Korean car makers Hyundai and Kia invest £85.4 million in British electric vehicle manufacturer Arrival.
Parvalux Electric Motors Ltd has announced an agreement in principle to purchase the 8.75-acre former Siemens site in Sopers Lane, Poole. Construction of a 140,000 square feet factory & office headquarters is due to commence later this year, subject to planning permission and completion of a land quality assessment.