19th Nov 2012
Celebrating in style
To commemorate the site’s 20th birthday and its ongoing achievements The First Minister of Wales, RT Hon Carwyn Jones AM paid a visit to Pencoed to join the 20th anniversary celebrations. During his trip, the Minister unveiled a plaque marking two decades of achievement to an invited audience. The attendees included some of the original executive managers, current executives, local borough council officials and Welsh Government assembly members and key customers including Eben Upton the founder of the Raspberry Pi. On the day one senior official remarked: “This is a celebration of 20 years of success and a clear vision of prosperity for the next 20 years.” Mr Jones was accompanied on a tour of the now 30,000m2 facility by Mr Steve Dalton OBE, Managing Director of Sony UK TEC, who highlighted the site’s development over the last 20 years. Mr Dalton also stressed the centre’s significant contribution to employment and economic development in Mid Glamorgan. In addition, staff were rewarded for their continued determination and hard work with a fun filled day for themselves and their families to enjoy. Activities included, rock climbing, car test drives, face painting and access to a food and craft market.