Deal secures future of exhaust firm and staff jobs

From left, Ken Cooper, Rachel Abbott and Peter Sorsby
The future of a long-established Macclesfield automotive firm and the jobs of its 16 staff have been secured after its assets were acquired by a Sheffield company. JP Exhausts, which makes exhausts and manifolds, will retain its name and continue to manufacture in Cheshire, albeit from new premises in Congleton, thanks to the deal with Cobra Sport of Sheffield. JP, which was founded around 50 years ago, had been facing an uncertain future due to the retirement of the owner, John Parker, and the untimely death of his son, Jim. ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...