Council lends support for sports firm

Published Tuesday, 31st January 2017
Advanced Manufacturing Park
Advanced Manufacturing Park

Two more companies have joined the Evolution development at Rotherham’s Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP).

SBD Apparel and ERIKS UK have now moved into Units 5 - 7 at Evolution, a high-quality development of industrial units designed to offer modern, flexible business space and ideal growth opportunities for companies in manufacturing technology related sectors.

SBD Apparel is a UK manufacturer of premium sportswear and support items; specialising in strength and fitness training. Business Investment Manager Andrew Nettleton, from the Council’s Regeneration arm, RiDO, has worked with the company in offering assistance in finding suitable premises and support with recruitment.

ERIKS UK is one of Europe's leading industrial services partners providing engineering expertise to a variety of industries ranging from food and drink to oil & gas. The ERIKS Group of companies already includes technology centres in Barnsley and Doncaster, and a distribution and engineering service centre in Sheffield.

Damien Wilson, Rotherham Council’s Strategic Director, Regeneration and Environment, said: "I'm pleased that two more companies have chosen sites on Rotherham’s Advanced Manufacturing Park. It underlines the location as the UK's premier advanced manufacturing technology park and we wish them every success."

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