Tyre manufacturer Pirelli has announced a multi million pound investment in its Carlisle factory.
The Italian firm will spend £11.4 million in research and development, creating 37 new jobs and protecting a further 120 more.
The announcement was made at a British Business forum in London.
Last year the company recieved government money as part of a project to boost economic growth. The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said:
The MP for Carlisle John Stevenson spoke to ITV Border about the announcement he said its great news for the city.
The Business Secretary Vince cable said the Government are working with businesses to take steps the strengthen the UK's manufacturing capacity.