David Brown Gear Systems secures government funding

David Brown Gear Systems, a manufacturer of industrial gear and drive systems, has secured £4.8m of private sector and government funding from the Regional Growth Fund, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and business secretary Vince Cable announced during a visit to the business on 13 October.

The funding will help create around 80 new jobs at the David Brown factory, thanks to the funding programme designed to allow government and the private sector to work together to boost regional growth.