Dutch manufacturer Lightweight Containers
Dutch manufacturer Lightweight Containers invests in County Durham
Dutch manufacturer Lightweight Containers invests in County Durham

Lightweight Containers, a Dutch-based manufacturer of lightweight kegs for the drinks industry, has chosen to locate its first UK manufacturing plant in County Durham. The company has taken a 10-year lease on a 62,000 sq. ft. unit at Foxcover Industrial Estate in Seaham and expects to create around 35 jobs within two years. The company […]

New IT jobs created in move to Aykley Heads
New IT jobs created in move to Aykley Heads

A fast-growing business and IT firm is making a move to new premises in an area set to play a key role in creating thousands of jobs for County Durham. Waterstons is moving to Durham County Council-owned Northumbria House at Aykley Heads in Durham City. The council recently announced its ambitions to attract more than […]

NETPark infrastructure upright
Road to success for £12.6m NETPark expansion
Road to success for £12.6m NETPark expansion

WORK has begun on infrastructure works which will form a key part of major expansion plans at NETPark, a premier North East science park. Dignitaries from Durham County Council and the North East LEP were among those who gathered today to mark the construction of the 1km road, which will access a further 26 acres […]

Construction starts on the new £7.4m ‘Explorer’ development at NETPark, County Durham
Construction starts on the new £7.4m ‘Explorer’ development at NETPark, County Durham

THE NEXT phase in ambitious plans to attract more high-tech, fast growing companies to one of the country’s leading science parks gets underway today. Local dignitaries and business leaders will be among those at a special ground breaking ceremony at the North East Technology Park (NETPark) in Sedgefield, County Durham, for the new £7.4m ‘Explorer’ […]

Ground is officially broken on CPI’s National Formulation Centre
Ground is officially broken on CPI’s National Formulation Centre

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has officially broken ground for works to commence on the National Formulation Centre. The new national innovation centre will be based at NETPark, County Durham and will provide open access facilities and expertise to help companies to develop, prove and scale up new formulated products. The investment will enable […]