Santander funding helps UK laser company grow

Rugby-based MSS Lasers, a supplier of high quality refurbished laser cutting machines, has received £3.2 million in funding from Santander Corporate and Commercial. MSS Lasers has said it will aim to create jobs and grow further within existing local and international markets.

The funding from Santander – which, earlier this year, also allowed The 600 Group to expand its UK property with a funding project worth £4.6m, according to the Yorkshire Post – will help the business to further expand its operations. The investment will also support its local presence in the UK and Spain and the hiring of six new staff to support growth.

MSS Lasers is one of the UK’s largest independent service providers of laser cutting machines in the sheet or plate working industry. Carlos Gonzalez-Lee, managing director and founder of the company, said: ‘These are exciting times for the business as we increase our presence is key regions across Europe, as well as building on our local presence in the UK. Santander has been integral to our success, and we’re delighted to be working with the team.’

Leon Sloyan, relationship director, Santander Corporate and Commercial, said: ‘The management team at MSS Lasers have a clear vision for the business. This is a true local success story, which has grown enormously, and I’m wholly confident that they will continue to succeed in this endeavour. I wish them every success for the future and I’m delighted that Santander has been part of such a winning team.’

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