X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Opportunities on doorstep

DESPITE the recession, good news for the local business community keeps on coming.

After positive announcements for BAE Systems, Glaxo, and a west coast energy college, we had yesterday a royal visit to highlight the innovative industries here in Barrow and Ulverston.

At Forge Europa, after visiting Structural Science Composites in Barrow, Prince Andrew said both businesses were “innovative, interesting and growing businesses”.

Talking to staff at Forge Europa the human impact of what the duke was describing hit home.

Here were people educated and trained in Furness, some of whom may have gone away to study a degree, but who had come back to this area for highly skilled jobs in those growing firms right here where they were brought up.

That’s a tremendous message which we need to get into our schools and colleges. We need to let the young people, thinking about what career to go into, know of the many and varied opportunities right here on their doorstep.

It’s tremendous credit to the likes of Peter and Julie Barton at Forge Europa that they have built such a dynamic business environment.

The products they are developing, whether it is for transport systems or fish tanks, hospitals or offices, are state of the art.

We should be proud of them and congratulate them as they flourish and grow, not least for the opportunities they provide our population.

By North West Evening Mail
Published: May 31, 2012

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

Have your say

Be the first to comment on this article!

Make your comment

Your name

Your Email

Your Town/City

Your comment


North West Evening Mail What's on search










Powered by
nwemail.co.uk/jobs

Hot Jobs

Loading latest hot jobs...
Powered by Zoopla.co.uk






Featured companies

Searching for featured companies...
Search for:

Vote

Was Great British Bake Off the best thing on TV in 2014?

Yes

No

Show Result


Light up a life

Go green 36

Post 16 education

Go green 36


To save our contact details direct to your smartphone simply scan this QR code

North West Evening Mail

Evening Mail Going Out