15 November 2011
15 November 2011
Following a one million pound investment in equipment and facilities upgrades over the past year, Beagle Technology Group has been expanding its workforce by 50 per cent to deal with their growing order book.
John Taylor, Managing Director, Beagle Technology Group, commented “For over 50 years Beagle has been a major employer in the local area and I am delighted that the Company is able to offer new jobs at a time when the economy in general is being hard hit. It is particularly rewarding that we are able to train up inexperienced workers and equip them new skills.
“Combined with our latest investment in equipment and upgrades, our expanded workforce has enabled Beagle to offer our services, skills and experience to industries beyond the aerospace sector.
“We have a proven track record in responding swiftly and flexibly to the needs of our customers, and we have earned a reputation for always delivering on our promises. This is an exciting time for all of us at Beagle: we are building on our rich heritage and unique skills set, across a wide range of technologies, to innovate and win business in new markets.”
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