A Princess Yachts V50 model. The firm, with more than 3,000 workers, is among the most significant manufacturing employers in Plymouth (Image: Matt Gilley)

A Princess Yachts V50 model. The firm, with more than 3,000 workers, is among the most significant manufacturing employers in Plymouth (Image: Matt Gilley)

Interesting article in Business-live.co.uk

Plymouth had leapt into the list of the UK’s 10 most important manufacturing powerhouses for the first time.

The city has been ranked at number nine for cities with the highest concentration of people working in manufacturing. Britain’s Ocean City is not only the largest manufacturing base in the South of England, but., but cracking the top 10, after previously being ranked at 12 and 13, it is now recognised as a nationally important centre too.

It ranks behind table topper Burnley, and then Derby, Telford, Sunderland, Hull, Blackburn, Barnsley and Huddersfield, and ahead of 10th placed Mansfield.

Read full article here: Plymouth leaps into top 10 of UK’s manufacturing powerhouse cities – Business Live (business-live.co.uk)