Today I visited Checkmate Flexible Engineering in Melksham. From cargo protection on ships to defence and aerospace products – even making brakes for Spitfires, they are an impressive international manufacturer based here in Wiltshire. Checkmate have a Queens Award for Excellence and are the World’s number one manufacturer of a number of items including devices to hold cargo in place on ships.
We need to support and encourage our local manufacturers and attract more into our county. Melksham and Wiltshire can be manufacturing hubs once again with a strong local Champion. This is part of my plan – read more at https://michelledonelan.co.uk/plan/