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Newton Aycliffe trainbuilder Hitachi Rail Europe smashes 900-job target

Newton Aycliffe trainbuilder Hitachi Rail Europe smashes 900-job target

A TRAINBUILDER has now created more than 900 jobs as it ramps up production of next generation rolling stock, The Northern Echo can reveal.

Hitachi Rail Europe’s workforce stands at around 930 after the company smashed a recruitment target at its £82m factory in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

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  • A single point of contact so that you have a person who understands your needs
  • Mapping of needs and appropriate Action Plan so that you can be sure that your needs are understood and supported: Legal and regulatory, Finance and Accounting, Funding, Marketing, Innovation and R&D, Export, Local supply chain, Workforce profile, Other specialist need
  • Research, intelligence and statistics so that you make the best case possible for project approval
  • Tour of the area so that you see and understand the economic and social infrastructure
  • Help to find residential accommodation for your key, relocating staff to reduce the uncertainty of them and their family.
  • Introductions to companies, networks and influencers so that you quickly become part of the local business environment.
  • Free virtual office address and use of meeting rooms for three months at one of our Durham County Council Business Centres during the set up and transition to permanent accommodation.

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  • Peter Rippingale

    Peter Rippingale

    Inward Investment Manager
    Call 03000 265509

Did You Know

  • The Hitachi Rail Europe factory area is equivalent to over 6 football pitches and used over 2000 tonnes of steel in the building.
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