Mondelez International, the snacks subsidiary of food manufacturing giant Kraft, began making the world’s favourite biscuit, Oreo, in Sheffield in May. James Pozzi talks to Ian Dearn about the £6m investment in his Cadbury-Trebor facility and plans to grow the £22m UK Oreo market.
Stadco, the manufacturer of body pressings and assemblies for automotive companies including Jaguar Land Rover, is to take delivery of one of Europe’s largest transfer press lines following a £15m investment in new stamping technology.
Investment in manufacturing equipment and commercial vehicles assets is set to drive capital expenditure across the UK, Germany, France and Italy, according to GE Capital’s Q1 2013 European SME Capex Barometer.
British Falcon Plastics, the Devon-based manufacturer of vacuum formed plastic packaging, has expanded its output following a £350,000 investment in a thermoforming machine after backing from Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance.