Mellor to embark upon ‘exciting’ next phase in UK growth

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Mellor is set to receive significant investment and expects to undertake an ‘exciting’ repositioning of its business activities for 2022. The company says a focus on technology, people and facilities will be ‘front and centre’ of the next phase in the development of the Mellor brand as it moves to position itself as a major player in the UK bus market.

Mellor, alongside Scarborough-based Promech Technologies – both part of the Woodall Nicholson vehicle manufacturing group – has said investment is under way and plans are in place to expand considerably its UK market presence, while recognising the market’s shifting emphasis towards zero-emission vehicles.

Key to Mellor’s plans is Promech Technologies and the forthcoming development of a new, purpose-built research and development and production facility in Scarborough, which will serve as a technology hub for the development of future Mellor products, and expanding its manufacturing capability through a new Mellor (Scarborough) production division. Partnerships with local schools and colleges to promote STEM learning among young people will create a centre of excellence for future talent within the business.

Mellor is seeking to increase the input of UK-based technology within its products, and said that with a new facility slated for completion next year, it will be even better equipped to deliver a range of zero-emissions vehicle solutions for customers.

The firm also cited recent appointments of Mark Clissett as Managing Director of the Bus Division, John Randerson as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Gustavo Marqueta as International Business Development Director as pointers to a ‘dynamic new senior management structure’ with ambitious plans for growth.

“We’re about to see an exciting next phase in the development of the Mellor business,” said Mark. “Many of the foundations for our repositioning are completed and plans are at an advanced stage for the new Promech facility in Scarborough. Technology, people and facilities will be front and centre of developments,” he said, “and 2022 will see the emergence of Mellor as a major player on the UK bus scene, with ambitious plans to expand our overseas presence, too. The demand for zero-emission vehicles continues to grow and we are 100% committed to delivering size- and cost-effective solutions that exceed operators’ requirements.”

Mellor’s zero-emission range includes the Orion E23. MELLOR
















And the Maxima E23. MELLOR