Business Shaper Group help Sealskinz the outdoor extremity products manufacturer to access £160,000 grant from New Anglia Growing Business Fund, which will see 16 new jobs created at the Kings Lynn factory.
SealSkinz have over thirty years experience in developing and manufacturing outdoor extremity products – namely waterproof and breathable, socks, gloves and hats. From their conception they have worked in partnership with some of the world’s greatest athletes including mountaineers, explorers, bikers, skiers, runners, and those who enjoy equine and field sports, to ensure their products deliver the very best in comfort and performance and in 2010 they won a contract to supply the British Army.
The regions largest boiler installation and servicing company Gasway, is looking to expand with the help of a grant from the New Anglia Growing Business Fund. The recently submitted application for £112,000 of funding will help to facilitate; Staff training, IT equipment, service engineers vans, Van PDA's & Software, Marketing / resource / collateral / livery, new operational branch depot, Essential equipment / stock - New unit, Fit out / new unit. The grant will help support a further 13 new employees as the business expands further.