An ideal location for the aerospace and advanced manufacturing supply chain Samlesbury Enterprise Zone provides businesses with the opportunity to innovate whilst also benefitting from superb infrastructure and the development of purpose-built premises alongside BAE Systems’ world class facilities. Companies can also access a highly skilled local workforce and an exceptionally capable local supply chain.
Key locally based companies in the advanced engineering and manufacturing sectors represent a wide range of activities including aerospace, automotive, fabricated metals and the manufacture of rubber and plastic products. Key companies include: PACCAR, Rolls-Royce, Aircelle (Safran Group), Sanko-Gosei and Senior Plc amongst many others.
Focusing on new and emerging market opportunities, Samlesbury will be a leading centre for world-class research businesses and supply chain manufacturers; developing cutting edge technologies and including capabilities in advanced manufacturing processes.
Nationally, Lancashire is at the forefront of developments in the aerospace industry. The area boasts a dynamic supply chain which employs 30,000 people. The Samlesbury Enterprise Zone provides the opportunity to boost this capacity and will support the creation of up to a further 6,000 high skilled jobs through its development (along with that of the Warton Enterprise Zone).