Jobs created with Humber Enterprise Park move19th June 2018
Seventeen new jobs will be created at Humber Enterprise Park with the addition of a new manufacturing plant.
Industrial fume extraction firm Purex International Ltd will take on a 20,000sq ft space in the site’s ‘B Shed’ facility.
The move is an expansion for the company, which also has UK offices in Thorne, near Doncaster, as well as a US base in the Chicagoland area.
Purex MD Trefor Jones said: “We are creating 17 new jobs and making a significant investment in this move which we hope will be completed this summer.
“The other joint owner of Purex, Andy Easey, and I are local to East Yorkshire so we were aware of the potential in Brough and were attracted to Humber Enterprise Park for a number of reasons.
“There is a skilled workforce supply in engineering with BAE Systems having a base there over the years. It was also competitively priced.”
James Appleton-Metcalfe, managing director of park owners Citivale, said Purex’s decision was a sign of confidence in the area.
He said: “Tenants like Purex are moving to Humber Enterprise Park not only because of its £6m transformation but also because of the expertise and knowledge which exists in East Yorkshire.
“This has seen other companies such as retail software firm itim, aerospace supplier Supercraft and manufacturer Dearing Plastics to take on our luxurious office or high-quality industrial space.
“It means we have established a thriving business community at the site which is supported by excellent access and transport links and facilities including a running track, gym and 24-hour security.”
The 79-acre business park was once home to aviation pioneer Robert Blackburn who chose the location for its proximity to the River Humber where he could test his seaplanes.
Its high-flying heritage is celebrated with bespoke themed murals and eye-catching flying-inspired designs and photography.
Close to the M62 and a two-minute walk from Brough railway station, the park also has extensive parking.