Trade Minister visits Keighley manufacturer

The Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss MP, has visited a manufacturing business in Keighley to find out what support businesses need to grow their business worldwide. Marrose produces abrasive materials which can be used on turbine blades, surgical implants, hip joints and surgical blades.

Keighley’s local Member of Parliament Robbie Moore has been a strong advocate of manufacturing in his constituency. He asked the International Trade secretary to come and see what they have to offer and hear directly from businesses how the government can help them trade abroad.

In 2019 Marrose were identified as an Export Champion by the Department for International Trade. The Export Champions programme aims to develop a movement of UK businesses who sell their products and services overseas.

Marrose were first established in 1976 and their products are used by the Aerospace, Engineering and Glass sectors.

Following the Secretary of State’s visit Robbie said:

“It was great to welcome Liz to the constituency and show off just some of the fantastic manufacturing talent we have here. Marrose are marketing products internationally which is a strong endorsement for the ability of people in our area to provide a product that can compete on the world stage.”