LONDON: The London Stock Exchange listed 600 Group PLC, the diversified industrial engineering company, has announced the launch of its new European Technology Centre, near Halifax, West Yorkshire.
The new facility marks a step forward for the Group as it seeks to create a more flexible platform from which to leverage the strength of the Group’s brands and grow the business into diversified niche markets internationally.
Product innovation is central to the Group’s strategy as it seeks to underpin organic growth through a strong focus on product development, including launching new products that add to the higher end capabilities of the Group’s product range.
This new facility, which will serve as the Group’s global headquarters, integrates a modern, open plan office environment, enhanced manufacturing and warehousing space as well as serving as the Group’s new European Technology Centre with a dedicated year-round product showroom, demonstration and customer training capability to showcase the business’ increasingly innovative product range.
The new integrated facility will provide additional operational flexibility, benefitting from a more integrated logistics operation.
Paul Dupee, Executive Chairman, commented: “This is an exciting development for the business, which reflects our continued strategy of simultaneously de-risking the Group as well as creating a strong platform for growth. This new facility will help foster product innovation and enable us to better showcase our leading capability to our customers.”