A PRODUCER of garden care equipment, which has a major County Durham operation
, is showing its commitment to training young people by taking on six new apprentices.
"He went there once a week but Man United closed down their Durham operation
- and then my phone was red hot.
Listed-placed Mullionmileanhour has been retired to the County Durham operation
, where he will stand alongside Josr Algarhoud, Milk It Mick and Misu Bond.
The County Durham operation
saw demand plunge by nearly 90% between 2008 and 2009 but this has come back to 2007 levels as the company wins orders from strong growth economies in countries including Brazil and China.
Also in field sales, Tracy Littlefair now heads up retail including management of the Darlington and South Durham operation
He said: "When LG Philips announced the closure of their Durham operation
back in April they assured us and their workforce that the change in demand for new technologies and their worldwide set-up meant that they would be producing the flat-screen television sets in Asia rather than Europe.
Besides the County Durham operation
, Crafter''s Companion now has also an overseas base and distribution centre in Orlando, Florida.
There has been speculation for some time that Filtronic was attempting to offload the County Durham operation
as prices for these products remain depressed because of worldwide competition.
Maureen Wright, managing director at Westray Recruitment, added: "With her vast knowledge of the recruitment industry and of the commercial market, Lesley was exactly the kind of person we were looking for to head up the Durham operation
Fire extinguisher and detection device maker Kidde Products will move its County Durham operation
and 50 staff currently based at Peterlee to Dawdon Enterprise Park, Seaham, in October.
I am sure that the residents of Durham City have benefited from Arriva's investment in new vehicles in recent years, but this only serves to further emphasise the failings of the company's east Durham operation