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Sovex Retains British Workers!
Sovex is retaining Gainsborough workers at the former FKI conveyor factory, and creating a range of job opportunities for people living in the area.
David Lindfield, Managing Director at Sovex, says; “If manufacturing in the UK is going to grow then companies need to support it. British engineers are among the best in the world and feedback from our customers proves there is a demand for home-built products. Sovex has a strong domestic output, one that will get bigger as we take on people at Gainsborough.”
Sovex is enjoying a period of unprecedented growth, and acquired FKI to help it keep up with increasing customer demands. The 300,000 square foot factory in Gainsborough is the UK’s largest purpose built conveyor manufacturing facility. It will work alongside the company’s Prenton site to build high quality conveying equipment.
Sovex has exciting plans for Gainsborough. It intends to offer existing workers a range of training courses, and expand production to include telescopic boom conveyors. This will create a wealth of job opportunities and bring prosperity to the local economy.
David further commented; “At a time when there is a lot of pessimism around, particularly in the UK manufacturing sector, this is a real success story. The Gainsborough site and its engineering skills will help Sovex dominate the conveyor market in 2010.”
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Sovex is based in Prenton on the Wirral, and employs around forty people. One of only a few UK conveyor manufacturers we operate from modern manufacturing and warehousing facilities covering some 20,000 square feet.
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