Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group has acquired a top UK manufacturer of cast aluminium engine and vehicle components in a rescue deal that helps save the jobs of around 550 automotive workers.
Plans for clean and competitive manufacturing industry, creating many hundreds of new jobs in the Highlands, took a significant step forward at Fort William aluminium smelter today [Friday 3rd March].
Liberty Vehicle Technologies, part of the global metals and engineering group, Liberty House, will today (Thursday 23rd February) unveil plans to invest £10m in the creation of a centre of excellence at Leamington Spa to accelerate its growth in the automotive sector.
Fast-growing industrial group, Liberty House, has made another major advance into the automotive supply sector by acquiring high-profile Tier 1 vehicle pressings and assemblies manufacturer, CovPress, which had been in administration since September.
Liberty House and SIMEC, members of the GFG Alliance, complete deal with Rio Tinto to buy Britain's last remaining aluminium smelter at Fort William in Lochaber, together with the iconic hydro-power plants at Fort William and Kinlochleven, and associated estate lands.
Global industrial group Liberty House, part of the GFG Alliance, has been commissioned by Leicester-based sports car manufacturer Noble to provide the advanced steel tubular chassis structure for the iconic M600 British supercar.
920E, part of Liberty Vehicle Technologies and owned by the Liberty House Group, has appointed AP Racing chief designer Jon Tait as chief engineer.