Foundry moves departments to new offices

By John Corser | Business Picks | Published:

Award winning Thomas Dudley Foundry's technical team has moved into the National Foundry Training Centre in Tipton.

Thomas Dudley Foundry unveils its department move to the newly built offices at the NFTC

The centre is part of The Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills building.

The move is part of Dudley-based Thomas Dudley Group's major new multi-million-pound investment in a new foundry which is currently being constructed.

The impressive £12.5 million ECMS building, designed by Tweedale Architects and led by local specialist contractor Shaylor Group, was unveiled and officially opened by journalist and television presenter Steph McGovern.

Foundry director Mick Cramphorn said: “We’ve come a long way from expanding and growing Thomas Dudley Foundry and I’m delighted to announce our team office relocation.

"This move really demonstrates our company values of commitment and investment further showcasing more growth within the region. By combining these specific departments together provides a raft of joint expertise, offering a complete 360 degree service which will further enhance our ethos as a world-class manufacturing technological and flexible foundry in the UK.”

The ECMS is an employer-led training facility, aimed to enhance productivity for the Black Country within the manufacturing sector.

Thomas Dudley Foundry is the group's the foundry division and has unrivalled expertise in the design, development and manufacture of castings.

The division and its team of engineering specialists are vastly experienced across a broad range of industry sectors and have the capability to produce the most complex cast iron components.

John Corser

By John Corser
Business Reporter - @JohnCorser_Star

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