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Latest From The Blog

January 2016

Wolverhampton firm offers asbestos courses

January 25th, 2016|

A West Midlands training specialist has teamed up with the ‘Working Well Together’ campaign to help prevent construction workers from being affected by the biggest single cause of work-related deaths.

Experts from C&D Consultancy will provide three interactive ‘Asbestos Awareness’ workshops later this month, with 36 free places available for individuals keen to gain more understanding […]

MAN welcomes KimberMills to the group

January 25th, 2016|

A unique manufacturing collective is targeting over £2m in new sales after adding forging to its capabilities.

The Midlands Assembly Network, a group of sub-contract manufacturers, has welcomed KimberMills International to its ranks in a bid to open up new opportunities in the petrochemical and rail sectors.

This means MAN can now offer forged parts up […]

RDM boss welcomes ‘appetite’ for LUTZ

January 25th, 2016|

The Coventry-based manufacturer behind the design and build of the LUTZ Pathfinder pod has welcomed a new online poll that highlights a positive reaction to self-driving vehicles in Milton Keynes.

David Keene, Chairman of automotive experts RDM Group, believes the survey – carried out by YouGov – highlights a growing interest in driverless pods and the […]

Alloy Wire Chairman named in Top MFG 100

January 25th, 2016|

The man affectionately known as ‘Mr Alloy Wire’ has been named as one of the most influential manufacturing personalities in the UK by a leading trade publication.

Chairman Bill Graham, who has been involved with the company since 1972, was announced in The Manufacturer’s Top 100 at an event in Birmingham.

The high-profile list – sponsored by […]

Stop talking ourselves into the next recession

January 14th, 2016|

Less than two weeks into a new business year and there is already talk of an impending recession and uncertain times ahead. Great, just the tonic we ordered to start the year off.

Even by January’s depressing standards this is a new low, yet rather than fighting back to dispel the doom and gloom we […]

Futura Group has designs on £28m sales

January 8th, 2016|

One of the Black Country’s best kept industrial secrets has enjoyed the best twelve months in its 28-year history after seeing sales soar past the £25m mark.

Futura Group, which offers bespoke design, technical recruitment and prototyping through its five companies, has secured a host of new contracts with car makers including Bentley, Jaguar Land Rover, […]

Enfield Market taps into Droplet

January 8th, 2016|

One of the UK’s oldest markets is tapping into a new ‘payment revolution’ that will help it encourage people to ‘buy local and independent’.

Enfield Market, which is over 700 years old, has become the first venue of its type in the country to encourage its 40-strong army of traders to adopt Droplet, a groundbreaking mobile […]

New Test Rig Centre set to deliver £1m sales

January 8th, 2016|

One of the Black Country’s fastest growing manufacturers has opened the doors to its new design and Test Rig Centre.

Georg UK, which has grown 40% in 2015, held a VIP open day to showcase its impressive machine shop, electronics department and expert engineering team that has completed more than 50 bespoke test rigs for clients […]

Collaborative approach to tackle blind spots

January 8th, 2016|

Closer collaboration between all levels of the plant and construction supply chain could hold the answer to removing blind spots that cause numerous injuries and fatalities every year.

This became apparent during the launch of Spillard Safety Systems’ latest objection detection system and was followed by a debate involving plant hire firms, vehicle manufacturers and major […]

Lambert secures biggest ever contract

January 8th, 2016|

One of Yorkshire’s fastest growing manufacturers celebrated its most successful November ever after securing four major industry awards and its biggest ever contract.

Lambert, a leading provider of automation systems, equipment engineering and precision components, claimed the prestigious ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ title at the recent TMMX Awards hosted by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

It […]