Amadeusz Juskowiak

Sony to expand uk television output

Sony UK Ltd said it would be doubling capacity at its Bridgend Wales television and components factory over the next three years in a 30 mln stg expansion

The expansion backed by Welsh office grants would make Bridgend Sonys biggest tv manufacturing plant in Europe with output of about 500000 tv sets per year a spokesman said

The move will add 300 jobs at Bridgend bringing the total workforce to 1500 at the end of the threeyear period

The expansion is part of a wider move by Sony Corp SNET to locate more production capacity nearer its markets a spokesman said