Rose wraps up expansion with transfer to 2m premises in Gainsborough Magazine

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More than only a dozen new jobs are put together by AMP Rose after it re-located to the purpose-built unit in Gainsborough.

AMP Rose, a major international supplier and manufacturer of high-speed wrapping machinery and food processing equipment has spent in excess of 2m to the new site development.

The company was based on West Lindsey District Council’s Gainsborough Growth Fund after it was granted 86,000 in their investment.

Cllr Sheila Bibb, Chairman on the Prosperous Communities Committee within the council was invited to get a tour of the new premises and meet the staff.

She said: “I am thrilled that we have had the oppertunity to support AMP Rose in moving recommended to their new unit and it’s also wonderful to see the firm this along with they always invest in their future through the town.

“I understand they furnish products to greater than 80 countries world-wide, that is a great accomplishment for the children shield . town. I learned a great deal regarding history on my visit and was surprised to know they supplied equipment to your Charlie and also the Chocolate Factory Film in 2005.”

The Gainsborough Growth Fund is usually a council initiative established to?offer the continuing development of businesses while in the town. It enables the delivery of an specific development project which facilitates the creation of new jobs or safeguard existing jobs.

The grant, contributed to the building-works with the new factory, but also significantly reduced any time taken for the position to become completed.

Paul Mann, Sales and Finance Director at AMP Rose was delighted to showcase the firm’s new factory unit.

He said: “The funds that many of us received from the grant made a large difference which is why am certain that forever grateful. Without the grant this can are actually delayed us by at the least 6 to 12 months.

“The new factory has made a beneficial impression on visiting customers and allowed us to secure some significant new orders which we may otherwise do not have won.

“The money contributed to the internal fit out, groundworks, concrete, tarmac and construction with the packing shed.”

Alan Mann formed the firm in 1978 that was known as A. M. Packaging. He along with his staff were all ex-Rose Forgrove engineers reconditioning old machinery.

They bought the Rose name in 1990 C being confident that they brought it returning to town after production gone to Leeds in 1987. The Rose Brothers had started their business in Gainsborough during the Nineteenth century so they were the world leaders in packaging machinery, ?including what made Cadbury’s Roses sweet wrappers.

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