EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot; West Wales and The Valleys; Wales
Location of affected unit(s): Bridgend


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-05-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

Ford brought on stream an additional engine line at its Bridgend plant in Wales yesterday, creating more than 600 new jobs and lifting the plant's annual capacity from 600,000 to 1 million engines over the next five years.