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Latest From The Blog

January 2018

£2m contract haul provides PP Control & Automation with a perfect 50th birthday present

January 9th, 2018|

One of the West Midlands’ fastest growing manufacturers is celebrating a major birthday in style by posting more than £22m of sales in 2017.

PP Control & Automation, which supplies electrical control systems, cable harnesses and sub-contract manufacturing solutions to many of the world’s largest machinery builders, turned 50 years-old in September and marked the occasion […]

First cohort graduates from the UK’s ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’

January 9th, 2018|

A groundbreaking initiative to develop industry-ready engineers has seen its first cohort of students graduate.

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME), a joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing, held a special ceremony in the Cathedral grounds to mark three years since its launch.

Seven graduates picked up their BEng degrees, including Alicia Prior, […]

Coventry company celebrates driverless first in Australia

January 9th, 2018|

A leading Coventry manufacturer is helping pioneer driverless vehicle technology ‘Down Under’ after it began trials on a new ‘last mile’ transport solution.

Aurrigo, the autonomous vehicle division of RDM Group, is testing its Pod Zero on a network of mapped courses at the Tonsley Innovation District in South Australia to explore a possible solution to […]

October 2016

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 […]

August 2016

Fuel Rail contract delivers 40 jobs

August 21st, 2016|

Unipart Manufacturing has secured a seven-year contract to supply engine components for Ford cars being produced in China. The contract will create 40 new jobs in Coventry.

Unipart is now one of only a small number of companies in Europe to produce gasoline fuel rails for Ford and other car manufacturers. The components […]

April 2016

RDM Chief named in ‘Power 250’

April 24th, 2016|

RDM Group’s growing reputation as a leading figure in the development of driverless vehicles has seen its CEO named in the Power 250 for a major regional business publication.

David Keene, who started the business at his home 23 years ago, was named as one of the ‘Top Ten’ most influential manufacturing figures in the West […]

February 2016

New sales and jobs for ACE

February 15th, 2016|

Investment in new processes and the latest machinery is reaping dividends for a Shropshire manufacturer after it announced a 20% rise in sales.

Advanced Chemical Etching (A.C.E.), which offers precision metal components, prototyping and low volume products, has used its additional capacity to win a string of domestic and international orders from clients involved in the […]

January 2016

RDM boss welcomes ‘appetite’ for LUTZ

January 25th, 2016|

The Coventry-based manufacturer behind the design and build of the LUTZ Pathfinder pod has welcomed a new online poll that highlights a positive reaction to self-driving vehicles in Milton Keynes.

David Keene, Chairman of automotive experts RDM Group, believes the survey – carried out by YouGov – highlights a growing interest in driverless pods and the […]

Futura Group has designs on £28m sales

January 8th, 2016|

One of the Black Country’s best kept industrial secrets has enjoyed the best twelve months in its 28-year history after seeing sales soar past the £25m mark.

Futura Group, which offers bespoke design, technical recruitment and prototyping through its five companies, has secured a host of new contracts with car makers including Bentley, Jaguar Land Rover, […]

October 2015

Coventry manufacturer’s involvement in LUTZ shortlisted for SMMT Award

October 22nd, 2015|

RDM Group’s involvement in the UK’s first self-driving vehicle has seen it shortlisted for this year’s SMMT Automotive Award for Innovation.

The specialist Coventry manufacturer is playing a crucial role in the Transport Systems Catapult’s LUTZ Pathfinder project, which will trial three electric-powered ‘pods’ in pedestrianised areas of Milton Keynes.

Based on the Bilton Industrial Estate, […]