HC Deb 15 February 1983 vol 37 cc114-5W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what offshoots of multinational companies which are located in Wales have, over the last four years, closed down factories in Wales; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

Available information relating to manufacturing units in Wales of subsidiaries of overseas-based multinational companies which have closed since January 1979 is as follows. In a number of cases, manufacturing activity is continuing at other locations in Wales.

  • Tayob Textile Mills Limited, Aberdare
  • Berlei (UK) Limited, Blaenavon
  • American Hoist (Europe) Limited, Bridgend
  • Rich International Audio Limited, Bridgend
  • Norbro Pneumatics Limited, Caerphilly
  • Berlei (UK) Limited, Cardiff
  • Hindley Engineering, Cwmbran
  • Air Products, Ebbw Vale
  • Telcan Containers Limited, Gorseinon
  • National Standard Company, Llanelli
  • Walter Kidde Company Limited, Llangefni
  • JRS Engineering Products, Llangollen
  • Chemetron Limited, Llantrisant
  • York Trailer Company Limited, Llantrisant
  • F. G. Industries (UK) Limited, Llantrisant
  • Thyssen (GB) Limited, Morriston
  • General Paper and Box Company Limited, Newbridge
  • Venture Carpets Limited, Newport
  • Ali Construction and Insulation Limited, Newport
  • Berlei (UK) Limited, Pontardawe
  • ITT Creed, Pontypridd
  • SCM United Kingdom Limited, Porthmadog
  • ITT Components Group, Rhyl
  • Gardner Steel Limited, Risca
  • Webb Fertilisers Limited, Shotton
  • Hortex Chemical Products, Ystradgynlais
  • H. H. Robertson (UK) Limited, Welshpool
  • Ashtond (UK) Limited, Swansea
  • Elfa Wire Products, Tredegar
  • Bordesley Rubber Company, Treorchy
  • Talon Textron, Pontypridd

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