Mark Hooper
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Skilled workforce helps attract jobs in Llantrisant

An engineering firm is creating 200 jobs at its factory in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Universal Engineering, which makes components for the off-shore oil and gas, car, defence and aerospace industries, is setting up a centre of excellence in Llantrisant.

The official announcement will be made during a visit by Economy Minister Edwina Hart.

The investment has received £2m support from the Welsh government.

Mark Cooper, managing director of Universal Engineering, said the skilled workforce helped attract the company to the area.

  • 18 Feb 2015