AFT Trenchers moves to larger factory to sustain expansion plans

AFT Trenchers has moved to a new state-of-the-art facility to allow production to match the current growth in machinery sales and accomodate future product additions.

AFT's new premises. Image: Supplied
AFT's new premises. Image: Supplied

Located just 100 yards from the original warehousing, the new premises, in Addison Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, stands on just under 2000m2, with more fitting stations, spray and drying rooms, plasma cutting table, new presses and robot welding facilities.

Managing director Harry Jurgens explained: "When we moved into our previous buildings ten years ago we did not foresee that our sales would nearly treble in such a short period of time.

"Over the past few years storage of parts, components and machines has become challenging, so the solution was to find a bigger space. We have been very fortunate that this new building, so close to our old factory, became available.

"Moving while maintaining production and a constant supply of parts to our customers, is something we were focused on doing and we are pleased that we managed to achieve this during what was largely a smooth transition between factories.

"The new facilities have given us the room to further develop our product range and we expect to introduce the first of our new range of trenchers early next year."

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