Located in Normanton near Wakefield, the new facility is designed to provide a single northern location for Bosch, combining Bosch Rexroth's industrial drives and controls and Worcester Bosch Group's heating and hot water solutions.
More than £36 million is being invested at the MTC near Coventry to create a training centre for "super apprentices" to help bridge the engineering skills gap.
The manufacturing industry is set to benefit from a reduction of up to £2000 from its employer National Insurance Contributions Bill thanks a revamp in NIC regulation by HMRC.
The Bloodhound SSC and the education programme
The Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC) is the latest attempt on the World Land Speed Record. The car, capable of touching 1,000 mph, will race in 2015 and 2016 on the Hakskeen Pan, in the Northern Cape of South Africa.
Ian Glover, 1K Club President, said: …