Bridgwater manufacturing business Elecsis Switchgear is to expand and create 29 new jobs after winning a grant from the GAIN Growth Fund.
The company, which manufactures electrical switchgear worldwide, won a £150,000 grant which will support a plan that will pay for new machinery. As part of the expansion the Firm expects to create at least 29 new jobs at the firm’s head office in Somerset over the next couple of years.
The business development director at Elecsis Switchgear, Nick Messarra, said: “We wanted to expand as part of our long-term strategy for the business, and we were absolutely delighted to win this grant from the Growth Fund to support our plans.
“The grant means we can buy new equipment and machinery straight away to make the business more efficient, and we can create more good quality, skilled jobs for local people”
The grant is one of 26 awards totalling £2.8million across the South West from the GAIN Growth Fund, and will aid the expansion for the firm who provides equipment to the aerospace, education, healthcare and defence sectors, and work with multi-million pound international deals.