Molins jobs go

Molins, the Milton Keynes based tobacco machinery and packaging group, is to axe 500 jobs – mainly in the UK – from its 2,000-strong workforce. It blames falling demand in China and the US following litigation over smoking related illness. It has factories in Milton Keynes and High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire and Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Molins, the Milton Keynes based tobacco machinery and packaging group, is to axe 500 jobs – mainly in the UK – from its 2,000-strong workforce. It blames falling demand in China and the US following litigation over smoking related illness. It has factories in Milton Keynes and High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire and Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.