1m in new machinery to boost sales Glass manufacturer invests almost PLG Glass makes commercial products for Fenwick, TK Maxx, The Sage Gateshead, and Selfridges 15:33, 17 AUG 2017(L R) Simon Quin (head of trade, Lloyds), Lesley Williams (HP regional manager, Lloyds), Adrian Philp (client manager commercial finance, Lloyds), Graeme Hawes, (MD PLG Glass) and Mark Smith (relations director, Lloyds) Get business updates directly coach outlet usa online shopping to your inbox+ SubscribeThank you for subscribing! Could not coach outlet aurora farms phone number subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email County Durham's PLG Glass has completed a relocation, which saw it double the size coach factory of its facility and spend on new machinery.
The commercial glass manufacturer has celebrated its 40th anniversary by moving into a state of the art 60,000sq ft facility at Mill Hill, in Peterlee. The move saw the family business bring together its office, production facilities, and trade centre into one building. PLG Glass also purchased spent nearly on new machinery to boost its productivity, while its landlord invested on the refurbishment on the site. Graeme Hawes, managing director at PLG Glass, said: "We have been planning this move for some time as we simply couldn't grow any more in our existing premises. "The new site has doubled the size of the space we occupy and means we are now in a position to take the business into the next phase of growth. "The key thing for us is that alongside the additional space we now have available, we have also invested heavily in new machinery, two major new additions to our equipment portfolio which means we can work with much larger sizes of glass. "This coach outlet handbags - 187c is going to prove a significant asset to us as these machines are the largest at any glass company in the north and strengthen our ability to bid for bigger contracts as the demand for larger glass products is far greater now." (L R) Graeme Hawes, (MD PLG Glass), Lesley Williams (HP regional manager, Lloyds), Simon Quin (head of trade, Lloyds), Mark Smith (relations director, Lloyds), Adrian Philp (client manager commercial finance, Lloyds) and Gary Dobson (opps manager, PLG Glass) The company's new machinery included a new glass toughening furnace, a vertical CNC station, and a glass washing machine. They were purchased after accessing a finance package from Lloyds Bank. PLG Glass sells products such as glass doors, screens, shop fronts, and glass staircases to a range of commercial clients. Its customers include Fenwick, TK Maxx, The Sage Gateshead, Selfridges department store, and The Bowes Museum. The company also supplies glass panels to the Metro Centre, Eldon Square, and the British Museum. Newcastle's Adderstone Group snaps up Atom Bank HQ in major investment deal The new machinery will enable the firm to offer over size glass processing and streamline its production processes. PLG believes this will boost productivity, reduce lead time and drive sales growth.
Lesley Williams, regional manager for global transaction banking at Lloyds Bank, said: "The growth of PLG Glass has been phenomenal over the past three years, and moving to new premises with more efficient machinery will help the company to continue to capitalise on new opportunities. "Providing a range of specialist products is one of the ways that we're helping businesses across Britain to prosper, as it allows companies to access funding options that are tailored to their needs.".
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