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EDM investing £1.3m on expansion

Posted 22 June 2016 · Add Comment

EDM has announced that it is investing £1.3 million to expand its manufacturing facility.



The new 18,000 square feet structure is being built at EDM's headquarters in Manchester to meet the demands of the company's rapidly increasing order book. The purpose-built facility will house up to 40 employees across a range of disciplines and provide all the resources needed to enable the company to manufacture its full range of market-leading training simulators. Being built on land adjacent to EDM's existing 100,000 square feet facility, work on the new building is expected to begin in September this year with an anticipated completion date of March 2017.

"Expanding our manufacturing capability with such a significant investment highlights our unwavering commitment to meeting our customers' needs," said Tony Bermingham, Managing Director of EDM. "The additional capacity will enable us to ramp up our operation as we look to manage our expected 40% growth in 2016. This is a very exciting time for EDM as we continue to expand rapidly in our core markets."

In the past 12 months, EDM has announced major orders from Cathay Pacific, China Southern Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Singapore Airlines and counts Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce and Thales amongst its customer base. In 2015, the company won the In 2015, the company won the Manchester Evening News Business of the Year and the Insider North West Excellence in International Trade Awards.

 

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