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Double digit growth for regional manufacturing firm

Unison, the Yorkshire machine manufacturing specialist which has enjoyed significant growth over the last two years has secured a new site at Thornburgh Road, Scarborough which will double the size of their premises.

Enjoying 20% growth year on year, Unison will relocate from their current address at Olympian Trading Estate, Scarborough to the new 20,000 sq. ft. site in April 2013 which will enable them to increase production. The premises were let by Sanderson Weatherall LLP.

Peter Wilkinson, Non-Executive Director commented “Unison has experienced tremendous growth recently and we have made a big impression in the USA and India in particular.  We have an order book to die for and one reason for the move is that it will enable us to increase production and subsequent headcount – accommodating this tremendous influx of new business. It also provides the scope to extend with additional storage land.”

The 40 year old company which enjoyed a record breaking January this year by matching last year’s entire turnover in one month, has continued to enjoy huge success following a £100,000 investment in overseas marketing.

Jonathan White, Senior Surveyor at Sanderson Weatherall who acted for vendor said; “The new premises are ideal for Unison combining industrial and office use and providing considerable scope for expansion.

“It’s always positive to see such a thriving regional business commit to an area in this way.”

Unison which also has offices in the USA and Germany is insistent that its manufacturing base will remain in Scarborough. Mr Wilkinson continues;

“We are fiercely proud of our Yorkshire heritage and the reputation for engineering excellence which goes with that. The new premises highlight our commitment to the region for the future.”