What we do

In a nutshell, no nonsense communications tailored to the client’s requirements. We thrive on unearthing the ‘gem’ of a story you’ve overlooked, packaging it for the media and then using our relationships to get the maximum coverage. Phone: 07812 600 271 Email: russ@cucumberpr.co.uk

At a Glance

We try to make PR fun and effective, leaving the client free to concentrate on what they do best…run their business or organisation. Twitter: @cucumberpr / @dwarfio

Latest From The Blog

January 2019

Nim’s in a tea cup as crisp manufacturer launches new drink options

January 15th, 2019|

The UK’s only manufacturer of air-dried fruit crisps is promising to revolutionise the drinks industry by launching its own range of tea and infusions.

Nim’s Fruit Crisps, which has been recertified to Grade ‘A’ BRC food standards at its Sittingbourne facility, is now selling the first ever edible teas, which are available in beetroot and parsnip, […]

Focus SB switches on to £multi-million China opportunity after MGP support

January 15th, 2019|

Support with controlling processes and improving production efficiencies is helping a Sussex manufacturer make the most of a multi-million pound Far East opportunity.

Focus SB®, which is a market leader in electrical wiring accessories, has accessed support from the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) to implement a tailored Materials Requirement Planning & Enterprise Resource Planning (MRP/ERP) system […]

Strategic outsourcing partnership helps ABG International target expansion

January 15th, 2019|

Strategic outsourcing is helping an East Yorkshire print finishing equipment manufacturer achieve major production efficiencies and boost capacity to cope with an increase in sales.

ABG International, which employs nearly 350 people at state-of-the-art plants at Bridlington, Driffield and in Germany, has been partnering with PP Control & Automation for more than nine years and in […]

Automation…better the devil you know

January 13th, 2019|

Writing every day means I rarely get around to penning a blog. It normally takes something really annoying to spur my inner creativity and give me the push to put down my thoughts on a different medium other than twitter.

One such occasion happened over the weekend. Whilst trawling the latest news on the mighty Wolverhampton […]

5-Axis ‘Quaser’ investment set to help Hampshire manufacturer build on 25% increase in sales

January 4th, 2019|

A Hampshire-based complex machining specialist has completed a £310,000 investment drive to help it improve lead times and drive efficiencies.

Wilson Manufacturing, which supplies precision parts into the aerospace, marine, medial and oil and gas sectors, has installed a Quaser MF400UH 5-Axis CNC machine to complement the earlier addition this year of a new mill turning […]

December 2018

In-Comm named as a finalist in the Semta Skills Awards 2019

December 31st, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that we have been named as a finalists in the ‘Training Partner of the Year’ category at the prestigious Semta Skills Awards 2019.

This is the first time we have made it through to the final three and will now compete against GRWP Llandrillo Menai and Skills UK for the prestigious […]

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 […]

£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 […]

£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 […]