New Willenhall Factory
are delighted to announce the official opening of our new facility in
Neachells Lane, Willenhall, West Midlands on 10th August 2015. This new
facility replaces our previous Willenhall factory, which after 4 years
we had simply outgrown.
new facility allows the business to bring in new processes and
manufacture a wider range of the Ritchie product portfolio in the heart
of England, close to many of our customers and central to the regional
divisions covered by our customer services representatives.
With this new facility, customers will enjoy improved logistics, enhanced product storage and a future Customer Visitor Centre.
site, previously a Mercedez Benz truck maintenance facility, has been
bought and refurbished by Ritchie. The gallery below shows some of the
works undertaken, demonstrating Ritchie’s long term commitment to the
area and strengthening of this part of the business. Works include
filling in of the old inspection pits, painting and the rebranding of
the buildings with the distinctive orange & white Ritchie logo.
in line with Ritchie’s commitment to the environment, the heating,
lighting, and extraction systems have been upgraded to lower energy
usage & emissions.
site will continue to employ 10 people as well as 1 new apprentice,
with further expansion in the pipeline. The site will continue to house
advanced production facilities, delivering high-volume manufacture of
agricultural equipment, with further Ritchie products being added later
wish our colleagues in the new factory well in their new home and look
forward to showing the facility off to our customers in the area.