Draeger Safety set for expansion in Blyth.(Buyer's Guide)

Draeger Safety, manufacturers of respiratory protection and gas detection systems, recently opened a new 19,000 sq ft facility next to its Blyth manufacturing site.

On opening the building, Mr Theo Dr%ger, Chairman of the Executive Board Dr%gerwerk, commented "With over 40 years' history in Blyth, I am delighted to open this new facility which clearly demonstrates our commitment to our personnel as well as our manufacturing and development strategy in the UK. This is the first stage of a 3m [pounds sterling] expansion programme which will bring further opportunities within the company for new jobs as well as ongoing business growth."

The Blyth operation is responsible for compressed air breathing apparatus research and development as well as manufacturing, and has a global responsibility for those functions. …

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