Manchester’s One has been appointed by engineering company, Alstom, to raise brand awareness, ahead of the 175th anniversary of its Longsight depot in 2017.

“As we prepare for this landmark occasion in our company’s history we’re working with One to implement a comprehensive communications ‘Alstom Up North’ campaign,” explained Jo Evans, head of marketing at Alstom.

The agency will be working across brand, digital, public relations and social media.

“Alstom is a true northern powerhouse, and a company that is always innovating,” said Wayne Silver, managing director of One.

“We are really excited to add a business of this calibre to our client roster and are looking forward to spreading the word about the fantastic work that they are doing, in the run up to our 175th anniversary celebrations and beyond.”