Business leader welcomes JCB results

Staffordshire firm’s profits rise to £365 million

The North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce says JCB is a vital part of the Midlands’ economy.

The firm has announced record profits for last year, and a report has concluded the company supports 24,000 UK jobs.

JCB is a major UK exporter, and is based at Rocester in Staffordshire.

“It’s very good that at the moment there is a resurgence in manufacturing and the West Midlands are leading the way,” said Sara Williams, North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce.


JCB announces record profits

The Midlands based company JCB has announced record profits for 2012. Profits rose to £365 million making it the best year in the firm's 67 year history.