Millitec invests in £1.2m site in Derbyshire
Millitec Food Systems has taken over a 20,000 square foot site in Draycott, Derbyshire, with total investment of over £1.2 million as it plans for growth for the next three years and beyond.
The designer and manufacturer of high care food processing machinery and robotics scoured the area for a suitable commercial property, identifying Draycott as the ideal location for infrastructure, transport and employability.
The move is expected to bring an additional 12 jobs to the area ranging from mechanical design engineers, machine vision / robotics s and CNC machinists.
Founded in 2005, Millitec provides food processing machinery including ultrasonic cutters, depositors, conveyors and specialist robotics, supplying to customers across the globe.
Managing director Richard Ledger said the investment in the highest specification equipment including ultra-precise laser cutting machinery and an all new machining facility will allow rapid growth across the next 3 years as its expands the range of machines and robotics for the food industry.
The new site boasts a dedicated design studio with state-of-the-art design equipment, 3D print studio, high-care robotics lab, clean room, CNC Machine shop, blast room and state of the art laser cutting machinery.
The investment was supported by the Invest in Derbyshire service.
The move will allow Millitec to treble its output and extend its ongoing R&D programme into energy efficient and time saving high-care robotics for the food processing industry.