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Dulux To Provide A Welcome Boost To The Wellington Economy

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Dulux To Provide A Welcome Boost To The Wellington Economy

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce Chamber has welcomed Dulux's decision to expand its Hutt Valley operation and called the investment a vote of confidence in the region.

Dulux, which has been manufacturing at in the region since 1939, has announced a $28 million upgrade of its Seaview site.

"This is a significant investment by a long-standing local manufacturer," said Chamber CEO Charles Finny.

"The investment will provide a welcome boost to the local economy. It is a vote of confidence in the region.

"The announcement comes at a crucial time when the Wellington economy looks as if it is turning around.

"Our business confidence surveys are signalling that businesses have a willingness to increase investment and today's announcement is testament to that," Mr Finny concluded.

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