Posted by Zoe Boddy-McEwen

Posted 19 December, 2012 OBI NEWS

The managed print IT services Manchester based company M2 has expanded into Yorkshire.

A suite of 1,530 sq ft was acquired in Wakefield just off the M1 at Calder Business Park. It is the Old Trafford company’s fourth office, adding to its HQ in Manchester and bases in London and Glasgow.

The launch of this regional office has created 10 jobs.  The new roles include sales and customer support and the office will also be a regional hub for technical and field based IT operational teams.  The regional office is expected to grow to 25 over the next 18 months.

Emma Powell from OBI who acted on behalf of M2 said ‘Calder Business Park is one of the fastest growing parks within the region. M2 were keen to be based here due to its close proximity to the M1 and its tranquil setting.’

M2 is majority-owned by ECI Partners and has an annual turnover of £31.3m

M2 chief executive John Taylor said “M2 has grown materially over recent years through organic growth by securing loyalty with its customers as well as attracting new customers through innovation and service excellence.

“We felt as a business we wanted to be closer to the vibrant cities along the M1 spine and ensure closer working relationships with customers and organisations in the region.

“We are delighted to have found and secured some quality professionals local to these metropolitans to promote and present M2’s services and capabilities to local businesses. As a strategic investment we are convinced this will aid our aspirations to sustain our 20% organic growth rate.”