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Sausage skin maker Devro to invest £50m in China plant

North Lanarkshire-based sausage skin maker Devro is to invest £50m in a new manufacturing plant in China.

The firm, which has its headquarters in Moodiesburn, intends to have the plant, at Nantong near Shanghai, in operation by the end of 2015.

Meanwhile, Devro's results for 2013 have been announced, showing pre-tax profits slipping from £39.3m to £37.5m.

That was while production volumes increased by 11% and revenues grew 1% to £243m.

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