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NW Metal Sections manufactures reinforced steel sections for the UPVC industry, with customers across the UK, including several window manufacturers in St Helens.
After surviving the downturn in the housing market, the business is now thriving, with 24 hour manufacturing at busy times. The additional funding will also enable NW Metal sections to expand and refurbish their premises.
MANUFACTURER plans to invest in new machinery and create more jobs, after receiving financial support from a Government scheme that seeks to help companies to grow.
backing from the Regional Growth Fund, which aims to stimulate investment in the borough and help businesses to unlock their potential.
Rainford based NW Metal Sections Ltd has been awarded 30,000 Mens Converse High Tops Size 11
metal sections that are tailor made for customers' requirements.
Mr Middlehurst said: "The funding is a real shot in the arm for us. Alongside the investment we were already putting in place, it will allow us to invest in new machinery, which is going to broaden the service that we can offer to our existing clients and bring in new clients as well."
The business, established in 2005 by co owners Stuart Middlehurst and John Kilgannon, manufactures Converse Grey Slip On
Geoff Bates, Regional Growth Fund programme manager at the chamber, said: "All grants must be awarded by March 2015, so we would call on businesses who think they may be eligible for support to contact us as soon as possible."
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St Helens Chamber manages the 2m fund, launched last Converse One Star November. As the Star reported last week, Safeshred, Neticonic and Qualplas are the other businesses to have secured funding.
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