Ridgway Machines Ltd, the world leader in precision taping and winding equipment has announced it will expand its presence in Leicester, UK following a period of substantial global growth and the award of a multi million pound contract to provide taping machinery to the USA.

The expansions will also see the company increase its workforce over the next few months to meet demand, creating new roles across a wide range of functions including a Mechanical Fitters, Design Engineer, Installation Engineer and Quality Manager.

Newly appointed Production Manager Gary Wharton who has recently joined Ridgway Machines said “I am really excited to be joining Ridgway Machines. I have many years experience in managing different engineering projects and looking forward to using my knowledge on the biggest project in Ridgway’s History.” 

Stephen Hunt Ridgway’s CEO commented “Ridgway has been providing expert engineering solutions for almost a century. These significant orders mark a real step forward in our plans for growth and are exciting not only for all of the team at Ridgway but also to all those in our supply chain. This is a real boost for the local community and the East Midlands in general. Our customers are global and the new orders represent the first of many as we support their strategic expansion over four continents. We are planning to relocate to larger premises to meet this continuing demand for our specialist expertise”.

Ridgway Engineers working on new wrapping machine

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