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Tiger Trailers moves to new home

Trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturer, Tiger Trailers has moved into its new manufacturing facility in Winsford, Cheshire.

The company aims to double production capacity in the next 12-months and create 200 new jobs.

The bespoke production plant and office complex is laid out over a 20-acre site comprising 168,000 sq.ft of state-of-the-art chassis fabrication, body assembly, paint and final finish facilities. Offices include a 3D Engineering Suite, a specialist training facility and a full height showroom.

L-R, Steven Cartwright, Joint Managing Director of Tiger Trailers, HSBC UK’s Dean Smith and John Cartwright, Joint Managing Director of Tiger Trailers

Joint Managing Director, John Cartwright said: “The last 12-months have been a whirlwind of anticipation. Tiger Trailers is building a strong brand in the industry and our new home will allow us to take the business to the next level by developing an enhanced product portfolio and an even better customer experience.

“We’re especially pleased to be generating employment opportunities and have attracted many new employees to the new site, with our dedicated training centre providing an invaluable introduction for newcomers to the business.”

Key manufacturing appointments have also been made recently, implemented to maximise business growth, including Nathan Owen, General Manufacturing Manager, and new Manufacturing Director Richard Else, a highly rated automotive industry professional bringing a wealth of experience from Jaguar Land Rover and McLaren Automotive.