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Latest From The Blog

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

January 2019

Brose Limited appoints industry expert as new MD

January 21st, 2019|

Brose Limited, a leading mechatronics specialist to the automotive sector, has appointed a new Managing Director to build on its significant recent growth.

Steve Wilkins, an industry specialist with more than 30 years’ experience, has taken over at its two Coventry plants in Colliery Lane and Foleshill and has already expressed his desire to make the […]

Two major contract extensions for Telford’s TTC Group

January 21st, 2019|

A leading driver education specialist has secured two major contract extensions to help continue to make roads in Cumbria and Northern Ireland safer.

Telford-based TTC Group, which supports 400,000 motorists every year, will build on ten successful years of delivery in both locations to continue to support Cumbrian individuals with ‘Speed Awareness’, ‘Safe and Considerate Driving’, […]

DIS targets £500,000 boost after hitting the high notes with ‘UK first’

January 15th, 2019|

A Midlands print and digital imaging specialist has secured a UK first by signing a deal to become an official supplier and installer of Pongs technology.

DIS, which employs 19 people at its studio in the Black Country, has built on a record-breaking 2018 by agreeing a partnership with the German firm to print colour, imagery […]