Major expansion at Burnley based Lupton & Place

Major expansion at Burnley based Lupton & Place, Europe's leading diecasting specialist, is set to increase the firm's melting capacity as part of its continued growth plans.

A 250 sq m extension has been added to the firm's already extensive plant and a new £120,000 furnace has been installed.

These significant investments are part of the firms growth plans and its commitment to providing a sustainable high growth business ensuring stability for its employees and the local economy alike.

Steve Gill, managing director, said: "This expansion is one of several initiatives we have planned for this year which are part of our growth plans and our commitment to investing in production so we remain at the leading edge of the industry."

With a reputation for outstanding customer service Lupton & Place has been at the forefront of the diecasting industry for well over a century and provides castings for use in a diverse range of sectors in Europe and USA across the complete spectrum of the manufacturing industries including automotive, marine, lighting, electronics, filtration and hydraulics. The firm's strong production and technical capabilities coupled with superb service and attention to detail in manufacturing are seen by many as the key reasons why Lupton & Place continues to lead the industry.