Vape firm to create 150 Preston jobs

By Tim Aldred

18 Sep 2020

Acme Vape will invest £5m in upgrading its Preston operation, creating 150 jobs over the next year.

The firm, which manufactures e-liquids and vape products sold under brands including IVG, is to develop brand new 80,000 sq ft headquarters in Fulwood. 

The plans, drawn up by local architects, show that the building will accommodate more than 300 employees, creating over 150 new jobs for Preston when fully open.

The site will also feature multiple upgraded, automated production facilities, high quality meeting and networking areas, state of the art training facilities with conferencing features and a range of sales and marketing offices.

Ahsan Bawa, the company's CEO, said: "We aim to take our brands and the vaping industry to the next level, this is why we are investing in our staff, manufacturing, technology & logistics, creating over 150 new jobs in the process and paving the way for our future. 

"We continue to see growing demand as consumers switch from smoking to vaping and we are gearing up to provide high quality brands for consumers as well as education and expertise to our trade partners. Our flagship brand, IVG, has been a fantastic success and continues to grow strongly both in the UK and in international markets."

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