Opening in 1965 the Caterpillar plant in Gosselies, Belgium was a huge manufacturing plant. Excavators and parts were assembled until closure in 2016.
The Ford Plant in Swaythling, Southampton produced Transit Vans from 1965 until it’s closure in 2013. The automated production lines feature lots of cool robots!
The Sanyo Electronics factory focussed on the manufacture of televisions of all shapes and sizes. It closed its doors in 2010 due to a fall in demand for traditional TV’s.