Unipres is a global automotive manufacturer, designing and developing products at its Sunderland plant for almost three decades.

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Welcome to Unipres (UK) Limited

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Welcome to Unipres (UK) Limited

For three decades, Unipres has prided itself on delivering excellence in the automotive industry from our base in Sunderland.

We are a global company powered by local people – focused on achieving product excellence, committed to developing our skilled workforce and dedicated to driving forward innovation across our industry.

The Sunderland plant, along with our base in Birmingham, are the focal points of Unipres operations in Europe. As a manufacturer of press-formed automotive components, we apply technical skills, including expertise in safety and environmental performance, to create a range of technology solutions tailored to meet the needs of our customers.

Unipres is also steadfastly committed to creating employment opportunities, investing in the creation of the Unipres Training Academy, which opened its doors in 2017.

With factory-standard equipment and tutors who have first-hand manufacturing experience, we have created a production line of future talent.

Embracing the ethos of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement, Unipres is a traditional manufacturer with modern values and practices.

At Unipres we create opportunities, strive for excellence, provide customer satisfaction and make cars safer.

Gary Graham Unipres Automotive Manufacturer
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New Academy Recruits

The start of every academic year brings with it new ways of doing things, whether that’s in business or education. In August, Unipres introduced a new Company Training Programme for all new recruits coming into the business in an Operative Role, allowing us to spend...

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Females in Business

Unipres is a major supporter of diversity in manufacturing and actively encourages the promotion of STEM subjects to help inspire more women to consider careers in industry. To showcase diversity in engineering and highlight the important role women play across...

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A strong Apprenticeship Week

Unipres prides itself on being a company that has been committed to apprenticeships since our inception almost 30 years ago. That is why we put so much time and effort every year into celebrating National Apprenticeship Week. The five-day event offers the perfect...

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Unipres Apprentice behind fork lift truck

Quality apprenticeships

Unipres is always on the lookout for new apprentices and we work hard to not only attract the best and brightest, but also ensure the training they receive is of the highest quality.

We have invested over £2m in the Unipres Training Academy at Washington Business Centre, which is producing qualified apprentices in its simulated manufacturing environment.

The Academy is equipped with the robots, machinery and equipment that is currently being used on the factory floor, enabling apprentices to learn the ropes using the exact equipment they will utilise when on the job.

Unipres works with the North East Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (NEAAN), a group of companies spearheading the drive for employers and young people to commit to apprenticeships.

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