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Inward Investment In County Durham

Opening up links to the thriving UK and European economy.

Automotive Sector Factsheet

County Durham has a long established automotive and off road highway supply chain manufacturing base serving local OEMs such as Nissan, Caterpillar, and Komatsu, as well as other automotive OEMs across the UK and worldwide.

The County's automotive supply chain is particularly strong in volume manufacturing, electronics and precision engineering and includes strategic companies such as Gestamp Tallent, TRW, NSK and Mecaplast. More than 30 companies specialising in this sector employ over 6,0000 people. These include significant inward investors such as Caterpillar, Gestamp, and NSK Bearings Ltd

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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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Inward Investment News

New taskforce to promote region as customer contact centre hotbed

Newcastle-based recruiter NRG has partnered with local authority investment team including Business Durham and Show Details
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Inward Investment Case Studies

ResQ

Fast-growing customer contact firm ResQ will create 1,200 jobs in one of County Durham’s Show Details
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Useful Events

Durham 2sday

A relaxed and informal breakfast networking event in the heart of the city of Show Details
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Commercial Property In County Durham

See map below for Business Durham’s commercial properties.