Swindon bids for attention of relocating manufacturers

Posted on 12 Nov 2013 by The Manufacturer

Forward Swindon, a local development organisation, has announced it will exhibit at the Advanced Engineering Show at the Birmingham NEC in order to attract manufacturers with expansion or relocation plans.

Forward Swindon claims that the town offers a strong relocation option for engineering, manufacturing and other technology businesses looking to move or expand, especially because of the existing expertise, and the competitive costs to get established.

The Advanced Engineering Show will take place from November 12-13 at the Birmingham NEC. Forward Swindon will be located on stand G12 where representatives will be available to explain the infrastructure, property, skills base and other benefits that Swindon has to offer.

Located in the low carbon vehicles are of the Advanced Engineering Show, Forward Swindon’s stand position embphasizes the strong existing technology base in the town which has become a hub for the development and piloting of hydrogen transport infrastructure.

Phil Young, Director of Investment at Forward Swindon siad: “We’re showcasing the town and pointing out that we have a highly successful engineering industry in Swindon – including one of the most productive and skilled workforces in the country.

“We are delighted that we’ll be joined by Cleeve Technology who are a superb example of an innovative, growing company in Swindon.”

Mr Young said that Forward Swindon is able to offer bespoke business setvices to companies looking at expanding or relocating in the areas. He says the strength of these services gives Swindon an edge over other towns and regions vying for business investment.

Find out more about Forward Swindon and the investment incentives the town has to offer by visiting www.SwindonUK.com

The Advanced Engineering Show is free to attend.