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Latest From The Blog

February 2017

Bilash cooks up £100,000 investment

February 22nd, 2017|

One of the West Midlands’ leading Asian restaurants has undergone the largest refurbishment in its history, as it aims to cement its place as a dining destination of choice.

 

Bilash – started in 1982 by popular chef Sitab Khan – has invested more than £100,000 into creating a new-look for the Wolverhampton restaurant, which is popular […]

Investment in production line brings new orders to Alloy Wire

February 22nd, 2017|

Significant investment in a custom-built production line is helping a leading wire manufacturer prove that ‘size does matter’.

Alloy Wire International (AWI), which employs 28 people across its two factories in the UK, has spent more than £150,000 on a host of new machinery that gives its customers access to wider and thinner or bigger cross-section […]

Shrewsbury training academy invests £200,000 to create new apprenticeships

February 22nd, 2017|

40 more apprenticeship opportunities have been created after a Shropshire training academy invested a further £200,000 into new manufacturing facilities.

 

The In-Comm Training Academy Shrewsbury (ITAS), which is being run in partnership with Salop Design & Engineering, is set to benefit from new TIG, MIG and ARC welding bays, as well as a new fluid power […]

October 2016

£500,000 investment proves a prefect 35th birthday present for Avanti

October 28th, 2016|

One of the Black Country’s best-known manufacturers and retailers of kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms is celebrating its 35th year in business in style by completing a £500,000 investment drive.

Avanti has spent the largest sum in its history on upgrading its network of nine showrooms across the region to install state-of-the-art displays and to improve the […]

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

Arrow Shanghai expansion wins new contract

August 21st, 2016|

Investment in a new Chinese operation is already paying dividends for a UK manufacturer of cleaning and maintenance products.

Arrow Solutions has marked the first three months of trading in Shanghai with news that it has secured a string of new contracts to supply Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) and Beijing Metro.

The company is tapping […]

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 […]

Margetts Wealth Birmingham relocation

August 21st, 2016|

A leading financial specialist is targeting a record year after relocating to a prestigious site in Birmingham.

Margetts Wealth Management, which offers investment, estate, retirement, tax and corporate business advice, has moved into a 2100 sq ft office in St Paul’s Square as part of an expansion drive that will see it hit in excess […]

January 2016

New Test Rig Centre set to deliver £1m sales

January 8th, 2016|

One of the Black Country’s fastest growing manufacturers has opened the doors to its new design and Test Rig Centre.

Georg UK, which has grown 40% in 2015, held a VIP open day to showcase its impressive machine shop, electronics department and expert engineering team that has completed more than 50 bespoke test rigs for clients […]

November 2015

Brandauer eyes £500,000 EU opportunity at Productronica

November 1st, 2015|

A Birmingham manufacturer is looking to take on the Germans in their own backyard this month, with its first ever appearance at Productronica.

Brandauer, a leading presswork and stamping specialist, is targeting more than £500,000 of new orders from customers in the EU and believe exhibiting its capabilities at one of the world’s largest electronics exhibitions […]