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Business News Wales spoke to Ian Ferris, Director at Paragon Engineered Timber, based in Neath, about their new product launches and what it means to them to be a member of Manufacturing Wales.  

Paragon have launched a new engineered product ‘I-Joist’ to their existing customer base, designed to offer added value to their customers.

Paragon Engineered Timber Ltd was created by three directors with a prevailing passion, ambition and desire to create something truly and completely dedicated to the customer experience.

Servicing national and regional house builders, builders’ merchants, local builders and contract housing/commercial build regionally across the whole of South Wales and into the South West of England, Paragon offer highly competitive and fast turnaround Engineered Timber products, design solutions and site installation.

Manufacturing Wales is a platform for businesses to connect, share problems and create solutions: Being quality focused and technology led to ensure Wales’ brands are globally recognised.

Manufacturing Wales was established by manufacturers in 2021 to help them support each other, share insight and organise events that specifically focus on the needs of the sector. The aim is to be a strong voice demonstrating quality manufacturing in Wales; highlighting the very best, established, successful businesses, doing great things and enabling them to share all that is great about Welsh manufacturing. This in turn provides a strong supply chain, link into academia, highlighting job opportunities for all levels, investment, collaboration and more. We use the platform to share member stories across the media and with each other; as a trusted network we share ideas, problem solve issues and create new ventures together.

Benefits include:

Access to finding skills for Manufacturing employers through links to HE/FE

Access to other Manufacturing companies and support and advice on supply chains, research and development, funding, tax, legal advice and property management, overseas trading,

Participate and build relationships with other similar Manufacturers in Wales at our events, tours and webinars

If your manufacturing business would like to find out more about joining our industry lead group, contact [email protected]