Torfaen proves ideal location for Doncasters

Torfaen is no stranger to enterprise and innovation. Once at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, Torfaen in modern times has welcomed  businesses operating across a range of sectors including manufacturing, engineering, aerospace, distribution  and transport and is committed to  supporting innovative and knowledge based businesses. Excellent road, rail and air links along with a  sophisticated digital infrastructure ensure  businesses based in Torfaen can operate on a national and global platform. Torfaen offers  a range of  premises from development opportunities and industrial units, both large and small, to retail and quality office accommodation. In addition, Torfaen prides itself on the mix of skills and expertise amongst the local workforce.

The Doncasters Group is a leading international manufacturer of high-precision alloy components which are designed to operate in the most demanding of conditions.

With nearly 240 years of experience, this fast-moving group is constantly developing its broad range of products and processes to best serve the aerospace, industrial gas turbine, specialist automotive and petrochemical markets.

Mark Hendy, HR Manager  said “Blaenavon has been the home to Doncasters UK Forgings division since the mid-20th century. Here at its Forgeside plant, the dedicated and highly-skilled local workforce produce open and closed-die forgings for customers across the world.”

Torfaen Economy and  Enterprise  has a track record in supporting businesses with their move  to or investment in Torfaen. The team offers a free, tailored  service which includes support with finance, planning and finding suitable premises through to recruitment and sourcing the right skills locally. Businesses based in Torfaen can  take advantage of a comprehensive range of support services and opportunities

 Contact the Torfaen Economy & Enterprise team today 

Posted on: Friday 18th May 2018