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Defending Local Business: Damian Green, MP, visits Peli-Hardigg UK Case Center

Ashford, UK: Peli-Hardigg™ UK, the leading provider of mission critical cases, was delighted to welcome MP Damian Green to its site on Friday, April 27th. The MP was invited by Peli-Hardigg™ UK to gain a first hand appreciation of the work the company carries out in Ashford. Mr Green toured the facility and saw the work being undertaken updating some of Peli-Hardigg’s containers, used to support RAF Typhoons during Operation ELLAMY in Libya.

Peli-Hardigg UK Case Center employs 27 people in Ashford and is an important part of the local economy. Damian Green was given a tour of the company’s facility, which provides approved reusable plastic containers and cases for British troops on the front line, and was introduced to members of the workforce.

Mark Heydon, Managing Director at Peli-Hardigg said: “We are proud to be part of the UK Defence Industry, which provides equipment and support to our Armed Forces. The sector has a world-class reputation for innovation and invests heavily in research and development. We are pleased to give MP Damian Green a behind the scenes tour of our business and hope to continue to work closely with him in the future.”

Commenting on Twitter, Mr Green said he had an informative visit and that it was:

“Excellent to discover the cases for carrying Typhoon windscreens and various missiles [are] made in Ashford by Peli-Hardigg UK”

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