New jobs to be created as Barnsley road tanker manufacturer launches £500k expansion plan

A Barnsley-based road tanker manufacturer is set to expand its operations and create more manufacturing jobs in the town.

Road Tankers Northern, based at Platts Common Industrial Estate in Hoyland, designs, builds, services and inspects road tankers for carrying petroleum and LPG gas.

The has become the dominant supplier of road tankers to the UK bulk liquid haulage industry, securing nearly 75% of the domestic market.

RTN’s customers include most major fuel distribution companies and supermarkets including Shell, Certas, Calor Gas, Morrisons, Sainsburys and Asda.

The company has recently completed an order to supply 133 new tankers to BP. The entire Tesco fleet of semi-trailer tankers is built by RTN too.

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