Window of opportunity for the maker of Coffs
An aluminum manufacturer in Coffs Harbor is set to expand its business, thanks to NSW Nationals from the state government’s Regional Job Creation Fund.
Coffs Harbor National Member Gurmesh Singh said a grant of $ 260,000 will help Advance Metal Industries build a new manufacturing facility to expand its current product offering, creating 13 sustainable jobs for the central north coast.
Singh said the new facility will be fitted with machinery that will allow the company to speed up manufacturing times from three days to two hours for its custom aluminum windows, doors and railings.
“The new fabrication shop will significantly reduce fabrication time, allowing Advance Metal Industries to increase production and take more door and window orders to meet growing demand for their custom aluminum products,” said Mr. Singh.
“This grant will help the company modernize its warehouse storage space to store popular products and invest time and money to develop staff, which will be critical to the future success of the company. “
New South Wales Deputy Premier and Regional Minister Paul Toole said the $ 130 million Regional Job Creation Fund aims to create more than 6,500 new direct jobs in the New South Wales region. New South Wales by providing incentives to expand and maintain operations in regional areas.
“The regional NSW is the engine room of the state and helping companies like Advance Metal Industries expand their operations stimulates local and regional economies, strengthens livelihoods and creates local employment opportunities,” Mr. Toole.
“Giving businesses the opportunity to accelerate their growth plans and expand their operations means they can increase production, attract more investment and create new jobs today, which is great news for the company. local economy.
“Setting up businesses to be successful helps the local community grow and new jobs mean more people are earning and spending their wages in shops, cafes, restaurants and local goods and services. “
The Regional Job Creation Fund supports eligible businesses with grants to purchase new equipment, expand facilities, acquire technology, create new production lines, or establish businesses in the NSW area.
The first round of the Regional Job Creation Fund is now closed. A second round will open in early 2022. For more information, visit: investregionalnsw.com/RJCFund