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26/04/2017
fDi manufacturing jobs figures put Wolverhampton on top

City of Wolverhampton has been ranked as the number one Western European City for manufacturing in terms of job creation.

The figures have been released by fDi Magazine - the flagship publication for the fDi Intelligence portfolio and published by the Financial Times Ltd.

The West Midlands region was also ranked number one in the Western European State standings for manufacturing in relation to job creation.

The region welcomed almost 17,000 jobs between January 2012 and December 2016, with 3,289 of them in the City of Wolverhampton.

In the city top-ten, Wolverhampton finished ahead of Graz (Austria), Barcelona (Spain), Solihull (UK), Vigo (Spain), Coventry (UK), Birmingham (UK), Sunderland (UK), Swindon (UK), and Valladolid (Spain).

Companies interested in finding out more about investment opportunities in the City of Wolverhampton should visit www.investwolverhampton.com or call City Investment Manager, Richard Nicklin, on 07464 981823.


Issued by the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Corporate Communications Team. For more information, please call 01902 555439.


Picture caption: aerial view of Wolverhampton North Enterprise Zone (including i54).

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