Andrew Bridgen MP (front left) visiting the Plastic Omnium plant in North West Leicestershire
Leicestershire-based manufacturer, Plastic Omnium, recently received a visit from MP, Andrew Bridgen, who described it as an “impressive” company with a reputation for excellence.
Plastic Omnium is a primary supplier of key body parts to Jaguar Land Rover and Nissan, providing a range of products for some of the high-end premium cars in the manufacturers’ product lines including the Jaguar XJ and Jaguar XF, the Range Rover and Discovery, and will also be providing parts for the new Jaguar XE. It also supplies components for the Nissan Qashqai.
During the visit Mr Bridgen was shown the complex production lines, learnt about the on-site injection moulding and painting processes, and saw the highly skilled nature of the business.
“Plastic Omnium is an impressive company. With a worldwide reputation for excellence it is a key supplier to the car manufacturing industry in the UK, an industry that is one of the most important to the country’s economy,” he commented.
“I am grateful for being given the opportunity to gain such a thorough understanding of this highly complex business and to learn about its plans for the future.”