Mayor of Greater Manchester opens EDM's new GBP 1.3m facility

Manchester, UK. EDM, a global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, has welcomed the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, to open its new GBP 1.3m facility, the company said.

Mayor Burnham officially cut the ribbon to celebrate the formal start of operations at the 20,000 square feet manufacturing facility at EDM´s headquarters in Newton Heath, east Manchester.

The new structure has been built to meet the demands of the company´s rapidly increasing order book with the company doubling in size since 2013, posting revenues of over £24m in 2016.

Housing 50 employees, EDM´s new purpose-built facility sits adjacent to its existing 100,000 square feet site and provides all the resources necessary to enable the company to manufacture its full range of training simulators for defence and civil aviation customers.

EDM is a global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation, defence, rail and other industries. Combining the highest engineering standards with-edge technologies, EDM provides airlines with Door Trainers, Cabin Service Trainers, Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainers and Full Size Mockups and defence organisations with Procedure Trainers, Maintenance Trainers, Ejection Seats, Simulators and Full Size Replicas.