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Corus open two new state of the art facilities

Steel manufacturers Corus, owners of the Catnic brand, are investing in two new facilities at their Shotton site in North Wales.
The company have invested £6m in the Corus Panels and Profiles Shotton Panel Line No 1, making it the most automated and efficient in Europe, capable of producing 1 million sq m per year of composite panel cladding for the construction sector.

The company have also collaborated with Australian company Dyesol to develop, manufacture and market metal roof and wall cladding products with dye sensitised cell photovoltaic functionality.

The £11 million project has been supported by the Welsh Assembly Government, in line with its objective of creating high value-added employment in Wales, based upon innovation and the renewable energy sector.

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