Saturday, May 28, 2022

£7m support as specialist manufacturer touches down at Doncaster Sheffield Airport industrial development

Business Doncaster and the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority haver backed Industrial machinery manufacturer Lontra, allowing them  to land at a newly-built business park at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, with a £17 million investment, creating 300 jobs.

The long-term letting on the 59,271 sq ft building, part of Avion Business Park, has been completed with Trebor Developments, with plans for a smart factory to be realised immediately.

The move is backed by a £7 million funding package from South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority.

Steve Lindsey, chief executive of Lontra said: “We are thrilled to open our first factory in the region with the support of South Yorkshire MCA. This is a region that’s incredibly progressive and we are proud to be a part of their innovation story.

“We are honoured to bring a commitment of long-term innovation and economic growth, both for Lontra as a business and for South Yorkshire.”

Glyn Jones, Deputy Mayor, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Business said: “The high calibre of jobs that this investment brings is a welcome addition to our workforce. The signing of this deal marks the culmination of a huge amount of work between the SYMCA, Doncaster Council and Business Doncaster. Our Business Doncaster team have worked closely with the company on their recruitment and supply chain requirements and we look to continue our successful working relationship as they establish themselves here in Doncaster. This major investment will be truly transformational and we are thrilled to have been chosen as the place for Lontra to make their home.”

Lontra produce and manufacture specialist pumps for use across a variety of sectors including food and drink, pharmaceutical and water treatments.

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