CarnaudMetalbox Engineering to open 150,000 sq ft facility in Leeds

Shipley-based CarnaudMetalbox Engineering (CMbE) has announced the opening of a new 150,000 sq ft facility in Leeds.

This new addition increases the company’s facilities to over 298,000 sq ft in a move its bosses said would enable the expansion of its production capacity even

The firm produces can machines for food and aerosol manufacturers and added that it was on track to provide customers with a full can making solution.

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Unit 12 as the new unit will be referred to will be used for the assembly, testing and despatch of the company’s current and future product portfolio.

The new facility

Marc Hoche – Vice President and General Manager of CMbE said: “This is a truly exciting opportunity and marks a milestone in the company’s history. This significant expansion in our capacity will allow us to better serve the industry moving forward.”

He added that the addition of this facility will help expand its current Dockfield Road & Hirstwood Works sites in Shipley.