EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Liverpool; Merseyside; North West


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of wood and paper products, and printing
18 - Printing and reproduction of recorded media
Group: Bertelsmann

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-07-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

German media group Bertelsmann is to build a printing plant near Liverpool. Arvato, Bertelsmann's printing and services unit, said it would spend 170 million euros (£113m) to build the plant in 2005 near the city's John Lennon airport. The plant will start operating by 2006, employing 400 people.