Components

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Components

The automotive sector in Wales features:-

  • Over 150 companies – including Original Equipment Manufacturers like Ford and Toyota, as well as high value/tier 1 suppliers such as Schaeffler and Calsonic Kansei.
  • Over 20 million engines produced in Wales.
  • A skilled workforce of over 18,000 people.
  • £3 billion annual turnover.
  • An established, diverse supply chain.
  • Easy access to UK automotive centres from South Wales: Jaguar Land Rover, Honda and Mini (BMW). And from North Wales: Toyota Derby, Nissan Sunderland and GM (Vauxhall) Ellesmere Port.

Companies operating in Wales include:-

  • Toyota (Deeside)
  • Calsonic Kansei (Llanelli)
  • Cast Alum (Welshpool)
  • Continental Teves (Ebbw Vale)
  • Ford (Bridgend)
  • GTEKT (Ebbw Vale)
  • JTEKT Automotive (Resolven)
  • Meritor (Cwmbran)
  • Schaeffler (Llanelli)
  • Unifrax Emission Control Europe Ltd (Holywell)
  • Senior Flexonics (Crumlin)
  • Sogefi Filtration (Tredegar)
  • Stadco (Powys)
  • Sumitomo Electrical Industries Ltd (Ystradgynlais)
  • Gestamp Tallent Ltd (Llanelli)
  • Tenneco-Walker (Tredegar)
  • JCB (Wrexham)
  • TRW (Pontypool)
  • Reflex & Allen (Bodelwyddan)
  • Toyoda Gosei (Gorseinon)

"There is a good local supply chain. I spend around £7.2m a year on locally sourced components. So, we definitely have the infrastructure and the capabilities in Wales."

Clayton Harding, Mollertech UK

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