First Made in Britain Trunki rolls off production line

Katie Roberts

By Katie Roberts

May 10th 2012 at 11:44AM
First Made in Britain Trunki rolls off production line

Magmatic boss, Rob Law says he is "well chuffed" to see the products move back to UK production.

Many of the Trunki products on our shelves will now be produced by Inject Plastics in Devon as parent firm Magmatic moves production from China.

As a result of the Trunki contract, the firm is looking to move to new larger premises in Plymouth and will almost double its workforce this year as one Trunki will be produced every 45 seconds.

Yesterday, Magmatic's plans came to fruition as the first of the London 2012 licensed suitcases were created at the factory.

Law took to Twitter to talk of his latest project, saying: "So excited, at the new UK factory waiting for the 1st made in UK @Trunki to roll off production line."

He later tweeted: "First @Trunki off the UK production line....well chuffed."

The momentous occasion was shown on local ITV Westcountry news, which can be viewed here.

Law commented on the programme: "It's been a long held dream of mine to make things back here, when we first set up that wasn't possible at all it was just far too expensive but a couple of big business things have changed recently.

"The devaluation of our Sterling currency against the US dollar, the cost of labour in China keeps going up and about twelve months ago I looked to see if it was possible to make our Trunki back in the UK again."