Burnley has been identified as one of the UK’s top towns for the growth of its digital technology sector.
A large number of businesses in Burnley are at the forefront of the digital sector including the world renowned AMS Neve who make sound desks for the film and music industry, employing highly skilled technicians, and FDM Digital Solutions Ltd, one of the country’s most advanced 3D printing companies. FDM engineer some of the most advanced 3D parts to the aerospace, automotive and medical sectors.
Burnley has established a Digital Cluster Group which is considered one of the most advanced in Lancashire and are working to make the town a premier location for such businesses to locate providing a contrasting offer to the neighbouring cities of Liverpool and Manchester.
Burnley has been at the forefront of driving collaboration between businesses in order to share knowledge and best practices. Digital is key to enabling them to compete globally. Checkedsafe, as an example helps trucking companies run efficient daily safety checks on their vehicles as further evidence of the town’s software smarts.