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Latest From The Blog

October 2018

Aurrigo targets £900million ‘opportunity’ after leading on world first autonomous vehicle demo

October 14th, 2018|

A Coventry manufacturing specialist played the largest role in the world’s first ever multi connected and autonomous vehicle demonstration last week and is now targeting its share of a £900million marketplace.

Aurrigo, which employs 81 people at its advanced engineering centre and trio of international offices, used its whale of Pod Zeros to showcase an autonomous […]

Boeing contract seals record year for high-flying technology specialist

October 14th, 2018|

A leading mechanical engineering specialist is celebrating a record-breaking year after securing a landmark contract with Boeing.

MetLase, which is a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Unipart, has been announced as the tooling and fixture partner for the world’s largest aerospace manufacturer’s new Sheffield facility in a deal that will initially increase the workforce by 15%.

The […]

Talbots staff get on their bikes to smash £30,000 fundraising target for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

October 14th, 2018|

Four seasoned riders from Talbots Law have emulated the likes of Hoy, Yates, Froome and Wiggins by completing a 300-mile bike ride to raise much-needed money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH).

The intrepid quartet, which featured Keith Yates, Peter Hill, Callum Haynes and Matt Wistow, donned their lycra to take part in the challenge that ended […]

£4m manufacturing support boost generates 2100 SME jobs

October 14th, 2018|

2100 new jobs have been created at small to medium-sized manufacturers across England thanks to dedicated support designed to boost performance and help them increase sales.

The Manufacturing Growth Programme, which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and delivered by Economic Growth Solutions (EGS), has just delivered its latest grant to boost the […]

400 up as Johnson Design Partnership celebrates project milestone

October 14th, 2018|

A visionary Bridgnorth-based architects practice is celebrating a major milestone after it was appointed on its 400th project.

Johnson Design Partnership (JDP), which employs nine people at its Station Lane headquarters, will complete a major feasibility study for a large church complex in Shrewsbury, with the aim of creating a dynamic venue that can support the […]

£600,000 Chiron investment seals Shawpak’s future growth

October 14th, 2018|

A leading manufacturer of thermoforming machinery has made its biggest ever capital investment to help it target new business in the food and medical sectors.

Shawpak, which is a division of Derby-based Riverside Medical Packaging, has spent £600,000 with Engineering Technology Group (ETG) on purchasing a 5-axis Chiron 1250 vertical milling machine that will help it […]

Jericho Foundation’s £100,000 investment success highlights the ‘SITR Opportunity’

October 14th, 2018|

A leading Birmingham enterprise is celebrating after securing £100,000 of SITR (Social Investment Tax Relief) investment from social investment company Resonance to help it expand its ‘upcycling’ venture.

This is the first investment from the Resonance West Midlands SITR Fund, launched earlier this year with £1.25m initial investment dedicated to providing affordable finance to social enterprises […]

June 2018

New group launches to boost UK productivity

June 25th, 2018|

A new consortium of like-minded companies has been launched to boost UK manufacturing’s productivity and competitive advantage.

The In-Comm Training & Manufacturing Group (ITMG) has been created to give SME manufacturers access to world class technology and business and learning support that can bridge the skills gap, increase R&D, help it drive continuous improvement and embrace […]

Candidate Source backs ‘Three Peaks Challenge’ for Anthony and Rhys

June 25th, 2018|

A local man is planning to attempt the Three Peaks Challenge to raise much needed money for Pens Meadow Parent Outreach Service.

32 year-old Anthony Cokeley, who works for Dudley CVS, is looking to raise over £2500 for the local specialist school that is helping his six-year-old son Rhys come to terms with his cerebral palsy […]

New-look M3 secures Harley-Davidson account

June 25th, 2018|

A leading West Midlands full-service advertising agency is celebrating the launch of its new brand by sealing a hat-trick of client wins.

M3, which offers creative, brand development, media planning and web development services, has secured £650,000 of new contracts to deliver campaigns for Harley-Davidson, Solmar Villas and Marston’s.

It marks a 10% growth in turnover to […]