North West Manufacturing: Suppliers have to be flexible

SUPPLIERS to the manufacturing sector have to be flexible, prgamatic and resilient.

This was proved when bus maker Optare moved its manufacturing facility and headquarters to a new plant in Yorkshire. Rather than lose its major customer Darwen-based WEC Group followed Optare over the Pennines and is now growing.

Optare previously had three bases – at its old Blackburn headquarters and in Leeds and Rotherham – but as part of a dramatic turnaround plan,
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