Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething has congratulated software start-up company Aforza on securing a $22 million funding investment which will see it double its number of employees, establish new headquarters in the US and drive significant product innovation that will benefit consumer goods businesses of all shapes and sizes.
The Welsh Government is making an extra £110m available to support businesses affected by the alert level four restrictions, which will come into force from the end of trading on Christmas Eve.
The Welsh Government is further extending incentives to support businesses in recruiting apprentices in Wales until February 2022.
Today (October 8) sees the final BA 747 land at the commercial airfield at Bro Tathan, the Welsh Government’s 1,200 acres business park in the Vale of Glamorgan - to be recycled and utilised for spares by eCube Solutions.
Having mobilised to assist UK Government efforts to combat Covid-19, a Port Talbot company specialising in the manufacture and global distribution of precision instrumentation, has now become the UK’s first safety goggle manufacturer.
Commenting on the latest Labour Market Statistics, Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates said:
Economy Minister Vaughan Gething met global technology company Thales to see first-hand how work on the ResilientWorks test bed environment for electric and autonomous vehicles and energy infrastructure is progressing.
Businesses across Wales can now find out if they can apply for funding from the third phase of the Economic Resilience Fund (ERF).
Economy Minister Ken Skates has congratulated Newtown-based electronics firm Control Techniques after it moved all production from China to its primary manufacturing site in Wales and created 44 new jobs as a result.
A road in the Vale of Glamorgan has been recognised in the ‘Constructing Excellence in Wales’ Awards 2020, as the St Athan Northern Access Road was awarded the ‘Civils’ Project of the Year.
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