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Latest From The Blog

February 2020

Shepherd aims to lead C-ALPS to £20m research target for clean mobility

February 9th, 2020|

The new head of a £50m state-of-the-art facility for creating cleaner mobility is targeting participation in over £20m of collaborative industrial research projects this year as the race to electrification gathers pace.

Simon Shepherd has been appointed as the Director for the Centre for Advanced Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS), a Coventry University research initiative established to […]

Autonomous pods SWARM together like bees in world first demonstration

February 3rd, 2020|

Autonomous pods born in Coventry are now able to swarm together in a world first, thanks to research by WMG at the University of Warwick in partnership with Aurrigo and Milton Keynes council.

With the concept of driverless pods now more realistic than futuristic, the vehicles are one step closer to being put to use, as […]

October 2019

Protolabs speeds forward with £5m expansion and 60 new jobs

October 17th, 2019|

The world’s fastest digital manufacturer of custom prototypes and low-volume production parts has released investment on a £5million expansion plan at its European Headquarters in Telford.

Protolabs, which works with thousands of product designers and engineers across Europe every year, is building a bespoke 50,000 sq. ft. extension to its Halesfield facility. It will house at […]

PP Control & Automation on course for £3m of new business with ‘Ready 4 Electrification’ support

October 17th, 2019|

Tapping into expert academic support is helping a manufacturing outsourcing specialist access up to £3m in new business in the niche vehicle sector.

PP Control & Automation (PP C&A), which already works with many of the world’s largest machine builders, is one of the first participants of the Ready 4 Electrification Programme run by WMG, at […]

July 2019

ETG delivers new manufacturing technology blueprint with HK Holdings acquisition

July 28th, 2019|

Engineering Technology Group (ETG) has acquired HK Holdings and all of its subsidiaries from the Pexion Group in a deal that is promising to transform the way manufacturers access the latest technologies.

The Wellesbourne-based company, which celebrates its 25th birthday later this year, has reacted to industry’s growing appetite for new production techniques to make yet […]

DIS Group nets new partnership with Wolves

July 28th, 2019|

Wolves and DIS Group have entered into an exciting partnership, with the digital print, sign and graphics specialist giving Molineux a vibrant new look for the 2019/20 season.

The Wolverhampton-based company, which already works with global brands such as Christian Dior, Rolls-Royce and Virgin Active, have used design, graphics and state-of-the-art print solutions to deliver a […]

In-Comm Training announce new Operations Director as it looks to build on £7.5m investment drive

July 28th, 2019|

One of the West Midlands leading training providers has announced a new senior management team, as it looks to capitalise on recent investment and a record year of performance.

In-Comm Training, which has supported more than 2500 people with apprenticeships and upskilling opportunities in 2018, has promoted Chris Reeves to Operations Director, overseeing the further expansion […]

Filtermist International completes Kerstar Ltd purchase

July 28th, 2019|

Telford-based air extraction and filtration specialist Filtermist International Ltd has completed a deal to acquire industrial vacuum cleaner manufacturer Kerstar Ltd.

Established in 1960, Kerstar produces a range of cleaners, including ATEX-accredited machines for use in explosion risk environments, from its facility in Northampton, exporting to more than 19 countries worldwide through a network of approved […]

Schools show the ‘need for speed’ at MAN Design & Make Challenge

July 28th, 2019|

An East Staffordshire school showcased its engineering excellence last week when it won the main prize for ‘Efficient Design’ at the Manufacturing Assembly Network’s (MAN) Design & Make Challenge.

John Taylor High School beat off the challenge of eight other schools from across the UK to take the title for its hand-crafted vehicle that ran the […]

M3 and SDI target £2.5m of new sales with collaborative boost for the retail sector

July 28th, 2019|

M3 has joined forces with one of the UK’s leading point-of-sale and visual merchandising display specialists to provide an industry first.

The full-service advertising agency, which has offices in Birmingham, London and Wolverhampton, has signed a strategic collaboration with SDI that is promising to transform the way retailers and brands deliver the best possible customer experience.

It […]