Key Industries in North Devon and Torridge



of its service. It operates from 11 local depots, and is now clearly established as the leading fuel supplier in the south west. The company currently supplies around 50,000 cubic metres of Premium Grade wood fuel per year to around 200 biomass boilers. The wood chip and wood pellet fuel is supplied from the company’s network of 11 local depots, enabling it to provide a truly local service.






Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market. Perrigo's primary markets and locations of manufacturing facilities are the United States, Israel,Mexico and North Devon in the United Kingdom.


Tourism and related services make a significant contribution to the North Devon economy. The county attracts nearly six million visitors a year, spending over £2.1 billion in the local economy. In recent years Northern Devon has seen significant investment in tourism, with a high quality contemporary offering now attracting new visitor markets to the area. Damien Hirst has invested substantially in Ilfracombe, erecting 'Verity', the 66ft high controversial bronze artwork, and investing in the restaurant 11 The Quay and an Other Criteria gallery. Ongoing investment in popular tourism areas such as Westward Ho! are ongoing.

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purpose-built engineering facility in North Devon. They have become market leaders by applying exceptionally high standards of quality and a continuous investment strategy in both personnel and machining capacity.  They specialise in high volume machining, holding finished stock for many

customers offering them total reliability.


Since 1840, Penbode vets (formally known as Penhale and partners) has been serving the needs of animal owners in the South West.  Penbode vets includes Penbode Farm, Penbode Pets and Penbode Equine vets and operate across the South West, with practice bases in Holsworthy, Bude/Stratton, Bradworthy, Camelford and Okehampton.



Marine Industries