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Freudenberg Oil & Gas creates 60 new jobs

03 Apr 2014
Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies, the oil and gas company, is creating 60 new jobs at its base in Port Talbot in Wales.

The company has invested £11 million in the project; consolidating its three sites into one. The larger site will be a manufacturing centre on the Baglan Industrial Estate.

The Welsh government has put £3 million into the deal, which will create a further 90 jobs for the project.

Richard T Schmidt, president and chief executive of Freudenberg spoke of the investment in Wales saying, "it enables the business to grow, remain competitive and become more efficient."

Freudenberg has 22 sites in nine countries across the globe.