Conclusion of consultation period on changes at Wedgwood’s Barlaston site
Going forward, manufacturing operations in Barlaston will focus on hand crafted, high-end products, including Jasperware and prestige fine bone china, which are core to the Wedgwood brand. All design, product development and global marketing of products will continue to be based in Barlaston.
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The personnel reductions are expected to occur in phases until the end of 2019. These changes are a part of the Living transformation program, announced in October 2018, aiming at increasing efficiency, reducing complexity and accelerating long-term strategic development.
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Wedgwood, the iconic premium British lifestyle brand, was founded in 1759 by Josiah Wedgwood. Founded on the principles of design, quality and innovation Wedgwood makes the highest quality fine bone china dinnerware, tea ware, iconic Jasperware as well as beautifully crafted ornamental pieces.
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