Hayakawa - one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of wire harnesses - has doubled the size of its operational facility by moving to larger premises in Wrexham, North Wales.
The relocation provides much-needed space to drive ongoing growth, and allows the company to respond rapidly to market demands.
This move means that Hayakawa can now take the opportunity to implement many best practices associated with lean manufacturing - minimising waste and ensuring the business works effectively.
The company’s warehousing facility has more than doubled, which means efficiencies for technicians and operators will greatly improve.
The manufacturing and warehousing divisions will be located strategically to increase productivity and enhance collaboration throughout the workforce.
Specialising in the design, manufacture and supply of wire harness and cabling solutions, as well as PCB assembly, Hayakawa plans to create further job opportunities to accommodate the company’s anticipated growth, with a number of roles being created by the end of 2016.
Managing director Phill Harry said: “Demand for high quality wire harnesses has been increasing across a number of sectors, including commercial vehicles and UK manufacturing.
"Moving to larger premises enables us to respond to this demand quickly, whilst supporting the needs of our expanding workforce.
"We are implementing a range of 5S and lean manufacturing techniques during this relocation, to ensure we really maximise this opportunity to improve our operational efficiencies and deliver the best possible service to our valued customers.”
Hayakawa recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and this relocation is set to see the company enjoy continued growth and success.