West Country Cash: Made in Chard: The Somerset factory keeping it local

Laser cutting at Numatic, Chard

If there were three words that send a chill down most British manufacturing people, it's surely these.

"Made in China".

So when I heard that a Somerset firm had decided to bring some of its production back from the Far East, my ears pricked up.

The Henry production line at Numatic, Chard

Numatic are famous for one product, Henry the Vac