has a diverse local economy, strengthened by internationally
renowned companies who have established a base in the area.
- Walkers Snack Foods
- SCA Hygiene
- The Co-operative Bank
- Pilkington PLC
- Proctor and Gamble distribution
- Erlson Precision Components
- Bachy Soletanche Ltd
- Huntapac Produce
West Lancashire has a lot to offer existing and relocating
businesses, including its prime location at the heart of the
national motorway network and a wide range of cost-effective sites
and premises. As a business location, West Lancashire
benefits hugely from its links to the M58, M6 and M57, providing
quick and easy access to customers and suppliers in the North West
and across the UK.
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Types of Industries
include: manufacturing, distribution, agriculture, construction,
foods and retail trade. Together these sectors account for 66% of
all the jobs in the borough. Growth industries are diverse and
include: advanced manufacturing, high technology, information
technology and professional services.
Manufacturing accounts for 21% of employment, and services
Many businesses are small-to-medium-sized firms, who are
entrepreneurial and quick to respond to market needs.
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