60 new jobs as firm moves to North Staffordshire

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Intelipac Paper Manufacturing Ltd has expanded with a move to Parkhouse Industrial Estate in Newcastle creating 60 jobs.

The Make it Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Inward Investment Service supported the relocation with identification and shortlist of new properties, assistance with the planning process and guidance on funding to support the move.

Intelipac provide packaging solutions to some of the biggest names in retail and food manufacturing markets, including Tesco, ASDA and Marks & Spencer. The company is Warrington based.

They have moved into a 22,000 sq ft unit at Parkhouse Industrial Estate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, and signed the lease at the end of September 2012.

Intelipac is looking to expand the business and recruit 30 by the end of February, with further recruitment over the course of the next twelve months totalling 60 jobs.

The Stoke-on-Trent City Council funded JET service is offering a free recruitment service as part of package of support.

Duncan Edwards, a director at Intelipac, said: “Working with the Make it Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Inward Investment Service meant we were able to find a location that suited our needs quickly and that saved a lot of time and effort.

“Our company is expanding and North Staffordshire is the perfect place to do that, thanks to the good opportunities sites and workforce available in the area. We are looking forward to recruiting more staff before the end of the financial year.”
Councillor Mark Meredith, Stoke-on-Trent City Council cabinet member for economic development, said: “Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire is an area open for business.
“It’s great news that Intelipac is locating in this area. It is another success story for the inward investment team which works in partnership across the authorities to encourage investment, creating jobs and prosperity.
“Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire offers benefits to companies wanting to open or expand their business here. Our land and premises are competitively priced, we’re centrally located with great transport links, and our workforce boasts a wide range of skills.”

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