Plans have been lodged for a manufacturer in Cwmbran to move to a new “world class” factory, helping to keep around 170 skilled jobs in the town. Crane Process Flow Technologies (Crane), which manufactures parts involved in chemical, mining and water treatment, has been based at its current site on Grange Road since 1934, but the facility is now said to be ‘ageing’ and does not provide “acceptable working conditions” for its 170 staff. The company has considered sites all over the world for its new base, but a plan to redevelop empty land next to its current facility off Grange Road is the preferred option. Developers Cedar Cwmbran Ltd have put forward the plans to build a new factory, offices and car parking on the site – which is under its ownership – and to enter into a long-term lease of the new facility.
Read more at South Wales Argus
Posted on: Monday 8th February 2021