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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

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Latest From The Blog

May 2019

Brandauer toasts Queen’s Award success with £1.5m export boost

May 5th, 2019|

A Birmingham metal stamping company is taking on the worlds press-workers and winning after announcing a £1.5m export boost.

Brandauer, which employs 67 people at its state-of-the-art facility in the city, has secured new orders to supply customers in the Netherlands, the United States and, for the first time ever, Israel.

It has helped the family-owned business […]

Made in the Midlands success for MAN Group

May 5th, 2019|

The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN) was celebrating last night after two of its member companies were recognised at the prestigious Made in the Midlands Awards.

Brandauer, a leading metal pressing and stamping specialist, was named as ‘Exporter of the Year’, whilst PP Control & Automation’s outsourcing expertise saw it ‘Highly Commended’ in the Manufacturer of the […]

Dorset manufacturer goes robotic to boost productivity and sales

May 5th, 2019|

A specialist in precision machined components has invested in its first ever robot to help it boost capacity and achieve ‘lights-out’ automation.

Dorset-based Brimor Engineering, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has installed a new HALTER LoadAssistant® from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG) as part of ambitious plans to capitalise on a recent 20% increase […]

April 2019

Brose reaps the dividends of new driverless vehicle logistics solution

April 28th, 2019|

Automotive supplier Brose is actively using ground-breaking technology to optimise its logistics operation, improve efficiencies and win new business on future model launches.

Brose, which provides seat structures and window regulators to Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan and Toyota, has invested nearly £2 million over the last two years into the introduction of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) […]

£500,000 investment etched in metal for fast-growing Shropshire manufacturer

April 28th, 2019|

Supporting the automotive sector’s move towards electrification and the aerospace industry’s desire for lightweight parts has helped a Shropshire manufacturer boost its sales by 40%.

Advanced Chemical Etching (A.C.E.) has won over £2m of new orders over the last twelve months, with contracts being placed from customers in the UK, Europe and the Far East – […]

March 2019

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]