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Westmorland and Furness
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Engineering & Manufacturing

in Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria

We have an international reputation for innovative manufacturing and engineering, with our products used in some of the most exciting projects around the world, and even in space! Specialist companies enjoy links with the offshore oil and gas industries, as well as Britain’s Energy Coast.

Siemens are one household name who have chosen this location to make electrical and fibre optic subsea connectors for the international oil and gas industry. Precision engineering companies such as Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon make hydroelectricity turbines and industrial pumps here for the marine, civil engineering and agriculture industries, while pharmaceutical industry leader GlaxoSmithKline producing antibiotics which save thousands of lives around the world each year. Barrnon Ltd has over 19 years’ experience, delivering value engineered solutions to industrial processes and has expanded into the nuclear sector. Lakeland Laser are literally at the cutting edge of their business, making products for clients in the Oil and Gas; Automotive; Aerospace and Petrochemical sectors. Jeld-Wen is the UK’s largest manufacturer of quality timber interior and exterior doors, windows and stairs. The Penrith factory, employs 300 people and specialises in the manufacture of veneered, foil and moulded internal doors.

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