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.
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