Chinook Sciences to expand in Nottingham
June 20th, 2012
Chinook Sciences Ltd, a Nottingham based clean-tech company, has announced its plans to significantly expand its presence in the city.
The expansion is part of Chinook''s drive to build in Nottingham a "centre of excellence" in sciences and engineering.
Councillor Graham Chapman, Nottingham City Council''s Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Regeneration welcomed Chinook''s announcement, saying: "Nottingham is renowned for high tech businesses and is one of only six Science Cities in the UK, so we are delighted with Chinook''s commitment to expanding within the city which will enhance our reputation as an ''Energy City''."
Councillor Chapman added, "This announcement demonstrates that Nottingham is ''open for business'' and that we recognise the importance of taking an active approach to attracting companies, like Chinook, that are seeking to expand. This announcement protects existing jobs and, but as important, it shows the promise of new sustainable employment opportunities which will boost the city's economy and provide jobs for Nottingham people."
Mr. Harry Perry, Chinook''s Technical Director confirmed "Chinook is committed to expand upon its state-of-the-art engineering and research centre in Nottingham with an integrated facility that would house a substantial manufacturing facility.” Mr. Perry added "This integrated facility should bring to Nottingham skilled, "green-collar" jobs, and an expertise that is unrivaled in any other city in the UK."