28 March 2017
28 March 2017
AVS-SYS has relocated to a new facility in Sandbach, Cheshire, UK, which provides a more efficient work area allowing improved production flows and increased manufacturing capacity both by volume and size of composite and elastomeric parts.
“This move is part of our ongoing growth plan for AVS-SYS,” said Paul Heaton, Managing Director of AVS-SYS. “The move enables us to accommodate the next stage of our growth and has allowed us to accelerate our recruitment plan with the addition of more composite layup technicians.”
According to AVS-SYS, the much improved work area and provides capacity for future growth as there is room to expand the unit giving greater ongoing flexibility. This combined with the excellent transport links to and from the facility makes this an ideal location for the company.
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