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February 2017

Wolverhampton firms join forces to help school pupils understand the rules of the road

February 22nd, 2017|

More than 900 pupils from across the West Midlands have been educated on the rules of the road to help prevent accidents and save lives.

Children from five different schools across the region took part in the week-long event, which was organised by Blakemore Logistics.

They were given the opportunity to view an A.F Blakemore vehicle to […]

Investment in production line brings new orders to Alloy Wire

February 22nd, 2017|

Significant investment in a custom-built production line is helping a leading wire manufacturer prove that ‘size does matter’.

Alloy Wire International (AWI), which employs 28 people across its two factories in the UK, has spent more than £150,000 on a host of new machinery that gives its customers access to wider and thinner or bigger cross-section […]

£9.7m manufacturing support package for SME’s

February 22nd, 2017|

SME manufacturers have been given a major boost this week with news that a new £9.7m business support initiative is officially live and looking to support over 3000 companies.

 

The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), which is funded by ERDF and delivered by Economic Growth Solutions (EGS), is promising to fill the void left by MAS by […]

Shrewsbury training academy invests £200,000 to create new apprenticeships

February 22nd, 2017|

40 more apprenticeship opportunities have been created after a Shropshire training academy invested a further £200,000 into new manufacturing facilities.

 

The In-Comm Training Academy Shrewsbury (ITAS), which is being run in partnership with Salop Design & Engineering, is set to benefit from new TIG, MIG and ARC welding bays, as well as a new fluid power […]

October 2016

Demolishing perceptions

October 28th, 2016|

Cucumber has recently started looking after PR for C&D Consultancy and, in a bid to get to know the demolition sector better, attended one of the industry’s largest events…the Institute of Demolition Engineers’ Autumn Seminar. Fair to say you should never judge a book by its cover…

When you think of the demolition sector, images of […]

Cheers! Three Tuns launches new ale to mark ‘Wolves’ book

October 28th, 2016|

The UK’s oldest brewery is helping a life-long football supporter achieve his goal of raising £20,000 for Birmingham’s Children Hospital.

Three Tuns Brewery, nestled in the picturesque Shropshire town of Bishop’s Castle, has thrown its support behind Steve Plant’s new ‘They Wore The Shirt Book’, which chronicles the proud history of Wolverhampton Wanderers football club through […]

£500,000 investment proves a prefect 35th birthday present for Avanti

October 28th, 2016|

One of the Black Country’s best-known manufacturers and retailers of kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms is celebrating its 35th year in business in style by completing a £500,000 investment drive.

Avanti has spent the largest sum in its history on upgrading its network of nine showrooms across the region to install state-of-the-art displays and to improve the […]

Nim’s Fruit Crisps asks people to ‘Back It’ with £20,000 Crowdfunding pitch

October 28th, 2016|

A Kent entrepreneur will become one of the first food companies in the country to raise finance on a new Crowdfunding platform launched by one of the UK’s largest supermarkets.

Nim’s Fruit Crisps, set up by Nimisha Raja in 2014, is looking to secure £20,000 of funding from Tesco’s new ‘BackIt’ campaign, which encourages individuals and […]

Brose UK records £195m sales haul

October 12th, 2016|

Achieving world class quality and delivery performance is helping a UK automotive supplier experience record growth.

Brose UK, which produces window regulators and seat structures for a number of global carmakers, has enjoyed a major surge in sales, with turnover rising £43m to £195m over the last twelve months.

The Coventry firm has seen its workforce increase […]

‘Wolves’ book set to net Children’s Hospital £20,000

October 4th, 2016|

The most comprehensive book ever produced on the famous ‘gold and black shirt’ will be officially launched at Molineux this evening and is on course to raise over £20,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

‘They Wore The Shirt’ is the brainchild of die-hard fan Steve Plant and chronicles the 140 year-history of Wolverhampton Wanderers shirts in a […]