UK Business Minister visits Marl

March 15, 2010
Date Announced: 15 Mar 2010 -- Business Minister Lord Young has been in the North West this week and observed how one company in the area is offering Apprenticeship and graduate opportunitiesUlverston, UK -- Lord Young visited Marl International in Ulverston, a manufacturer of ultra efficient lighting which has a successful training and Apprenticeships programme. The company designs, manufactures and supplies energy efficient, high performance, innovative LED devices to the industry.Lord Young said: “It is encouraging to see a successful company taking advantage of the demand for energy efficient, low carbon products. Marl International has a clear commitment to ensuring there is an abundance of high level skills in this sector for years to come, and should be an example to all.”“The success of Marl International can lead the way for other businesses in West Cumbria to make a contribution to the UK’s short and long term energy, environmental and economic policy goals, transforming its own economy in the process.”David Ford, Commercial Director at Marl International, said: “Today’s investment in apprentices is tomorrow’s prosperity. We’re always appreciative of Government ministers visiting to experience life at the coal face.”Marl International also offers opportunities to graduates to take up work in design and manufacturing, design and development, general engineering, product engineering and sales and marketing. The company currently has an apprentice training in finance and accountancy. About the Department for Business, Innovation & SkillsThe Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is building a dynamic and competitive UK economy by: creating the conditions for business success; promoting innovation, enterprise and science; and giving everyone the skills and opportunities to succeed. To achieve this it will foster world-class universities and promote an open global economy. BIS - Investing in our future. For more information, please contact BIS press office on: 020 7215 5951.About MarlMarl has specialised in the design and manufacture of visible LED indication and illumination components and systems for over 35 years, to customers in the electronic, power generation, defence and telecommunications industries. Its highly trained and experienced team of over 100 design and manufacturing specialists operate from a dedicated technology park in Ulverston, England and stand ready to offer its customers a solution to any requirement. They are able to offer a range of standard products, customised to suit individual projects, or even design a specific component from scratch. Marl is a quality company. It is registered to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 standard and fully RoHS and WEEE compliant.

Marl International Limited, Marl Business Park, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 9BN, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1229 582430 Fax: +44 (0)1229 585155

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