EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Therma Tru

Therma Tru

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan; East Wales; Wales
Location of affected unit(s): Treforest


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
Number Employed: 139

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-12-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Therma-Tru a door manufacturer at Treforest, near Pontypridd, is more than doubling its workforce with the creation of 150 jobs. A £7.5m investment in a new production plant will enable it to manufacture 250,000 doors every year for its Sentinel Doors firm. The project, backed by the Welsh Assembly government and the Welsh Development Agency, will begin in the new year. The plant, which currently employs 139 people, will also create a new research and development and technical facility. An additional 50 jobs will be created in other parts of the UK.