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March 2019

Coventry University and FEV join forces to launch £50m centre for cleaner mobility

March 24th, 2019|

A £50m state-of-the-art facility for creating cleaner mobility has opened in Coventry today giving a major boost to the UK automotive industry.

The Centre for Advanced Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS), an innovative collaboration between Coventry University and global engineering specialist FEV Group, is looking to harness cutting-edge academic and commercial expertise to support the development of […]

TTC Group joins forces with Telford & Wrekin Council to improve the safety of local taxi drivers

March 24th, 2019|

A leading Shropshire-based driver education specialist has won a contract with Telford & Wrekin Council to improve the performance and safety of local taxi and private hire drivers.

TTC Group, which employs over 130 people at its headquarters in Telford, will take over the delivery of the Knowledge and Driving Standards tests that are requirements in […]

CNC investment helps Merc Aerospace capitalise on £500,000 sales boost

March 24th, 2019|

Moving to ‘one-hit’ machining has delivered a Lancashire precision engineering specialist a £500,000 boost after securing a string of new orders.

Merc Aerospace, which employs 50 people at its facility in Barrowford, has seen turnover rise to £4.2m thanks to a sustained investment drive that has included the purchase of two state-of-the-art CNC machines from the […]

AME receives £5m funding to boost the region’s high-tech manufacturing skills

March 24th, 2019|

An innovative collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group to equip engineering graduates with the experience and skills employers need in the future is to be extended after receiving over £5 million of funding.

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) – known as the ‘faculty on the factory floor’ – was established at […]

Rolls-Royce and ITV projects lead to £5m milestone for Bristol demolition specialist

March 24th, 2019|

Dismantling a jet engine bunker and internal demolition works on ITV studios has helped a Bristol demolition specialist hit the £5m milestone.

Weaver Demolition, which employs 25 people from its base in Farrington Fields, has seen a 10% increase in turnover over the last twelve months, thanks mainly to its ability to combine modern equipment and […]

February 2019

Corbetts the Galvanizers set out ambitious growth plans for 2019

February 8th, 2019|

A Shropshire company is embarking on ambitious growth plans to boost its £11.4m annual sales by 15%, with the potential of creating 30 new jobs in 2019.

Corbetts the Galvanizers, one of the UK’s longest established hot dip galvanizers, is looking to build on significant investment in new equipment and a number of senior appointments to […]

AME celebrates largest ever graduation as industry backs ‘factory floor’ approach

February 8th, 2019|

The UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ celebrated its largest graduation recently, when 29 students received their BEng and MEng qualifications.

A joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing, the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) saw its second cohort graduate in style, with many of the industry-ready engineers going into high-profile jobs […]

AWI kicks off 2019 with ‘best ever’ £1m+ month

February 8th, 2019|

A UK manufacturing specialist is casting aside the uncertainty of Brexit by recording its best ever month in its 73-year history.

Alloy Wire International (AWI), which supplies more than 60 different ‘High Performance’ nickel alloys, has secured over £1.2m of sales in January, shipping 339 individual orders to customers in 27 different countries.

Boosted by a new […]

Filtermist International adds DCS Group to its portfolio with £6.6m acquisition

February 8th, 2019|

A leading industrial air filtration and extraction specialist has successfully completed its largest ever acquisition with the £6.6million purchase of Yorkshire-based DCS Group.

Filtermist International, which is part of the Absolent Group, believes the deal will provide the group with the opportunity to increase its global presence in key sectors, including pharmaceutical and woodworking.

It is the […]

Nine ‘Golds’ for the Havas Lynx Group as it celebrates best ever PM Society Awards success

February 8th, 2019|

Creative campaigns to raise awareness of an incredible milestone in modern HIV treatment and the danger of a second heart attack has helped a global communications agency achieve its best ever year at the PM Society Awards.

Havas Lynx Group, which comprises Havax Lynx, Union, Faze and H4B, secured a record-breaking nine Gold Awards at the […]