StG are pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of a new 1.5 acre site and specialty gas manufacturing plant from Air Liquide UK.
The recently acquired site, located at Unit 5 Speedwell Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme will be the home to the new StG speciality gas manufacturing facility and global head office. StG currently has other manufacturing operations and offices on Speedwell Road.
StG Chief Executive Chris Street said, “The purchase of the new site is a continuation of our ambitious growth plans over the next five years. The new site will house our new global headquarters and 10,000 sq. ft. state of the art manufacturing plant due to be completed in 2015.”
The company expects to create over 20 new jobs in the next three years to support its fast growing business. StG now exports over 60% of its products to locations as far apart as Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia and South America.
StG is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of speciality gas mixtures in High Pressure and Non-Refillable Cylinders. Its mixtures are used for a variety of applications including, Gas Detection, Marine, Oil Field Services, Laboratory and Analysis and Emissions monitoring. As a speciality gas company, StG can manufacture bespoke mixtures to customers’ specifications. It also holds stock of standard mixtures in Non-Refillable Cylinders for quick despatch.
The company has customers in over 70 countries and can ship goods to locations all over the world. StG recently signed an agreement with Genstar Technologies to be their exclusive distributor for High Pressure Cylinder regulators and equipment in the UK.
StG is located in Newcastle-under-Lyme employing over 65 people all based in the UK. The company formed in 1996 has grown rapidly and expects sales to grow over 30% in the financial year 2012/13.