Caterpillar Peterlee
Caterpillar Peterlee
Caterpillar Peterlee

Caterpillar Peterlee is the global source of Cat Articulated Trucks, producing a six-model range used in many industries including mining, construction and aggregates. The company’s manufacturing activities on Peterlee’s North West Industrial Estate use the latest computer analysis techniques, robotic technology and a state-of-the-art paint plant. Machines from the site are shipped to customers around […]

Nissan (NMUK)
Nissan (NMUK)
Nissan (NMUK)

Nissan (NMUK) is one of the most productive car plants in Europe, producing more than half a million cars a year and exporting to over 130 global markets.  The plant has grown from 1,100 in 1987 to supporting more than 6,700 jobs in 2018.   Currently the Sunderland car plant produces the Nissan Qashqai and […]

Komatsu
Komatsu
Komatsu

In 1987, Komatsu opened a major manufacturing and assembly plant in Birtley, Gateshead.  This is the only UK manufacturing site which the Japanese company operate from. Their North East plant specialises in hydraulic tracked excavators with a 16-80 ton operating weight – since opening, they’ve produced 60,000 machines, most of which are destined for exportation […]