Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2002/05/27/mesh_shuts_scottish_pc_manufacturing/

MESH shuts Scottish PC manufacturing ops

London is better value

By Drew Cullen

Posted in Channel, 27th May 2002 16:11 GMT

MESH is to close its Scottish manufacturing operations, near Edinburgh. All production will now be handled from the company's Oxley, north London headquarters. It has not released the number of people affected by the move.

In a press statement today, the UK system builder, said it has refitted two production units with new assembly lines at Oxley.

The new facilities are much more automated and are cheaper to run than the older Scottish plant, which will become a stores and logistic operations only
These new assembly lines feature a high-level of automation, from stores through to dispatch, and the whole system has significant const-savings compared to the older Scottish plant.

MESH says its production capacity will double when the new automated assembly lines come on stream in June. ®