Northumberland-headquartered Merit is the UK’s leading industrialised construction and digital manufacturing specialist. Merit prides itself on its ability to deliver high-quality, technically complex facilities for the healthcare, biotech and pharmaceutical sectors in a third of the time compared to traditional construction.
Utilising advanced offsite manufacturing techniques and a product-based approach, enabled through FLEXI POD® and UltraPOD®, Merit’s buildings address the need for improved infection control, adaptability and sustainability by healthcare market players.
In line with its impressive growth plans, recent contract wins and notable high-profile projects include Berwick’s new £35m community Hospital, Solihull Hospital’s new Elective Hub (Operating Theatre Block) and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s new build sterilisation services and decontamination centre.
Find out more: www.merit.co.uk
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Merit employs 365 staff members, inclusive of 21 nationalities, 108 graduates and 26% of the workforce is female.
Merit launched its successful apprenticeship programme back in 2013 and to date, has worked closely with 78 apprentices, all of whom have been offered full-time employment upon completion of their programme.