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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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

October 2018

£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 […]

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 […]

April 2018

‘Every little helps’ as Nim’s signs major Tesco deal  

April 2nd, 2018|

Nim’s Fruit & Veg Crisps has capped a major year of expansion by sealing its largest ever listing with a UK supermarket.

The company, which produces air dried fruit and vegetable crisps, will now be stocked by Tesco, a deal that comes hot on the heels of agreements with Co-Op and online specialist Ocado.

More than 1,500 […]

£3m Technical Academy opens to future-proof West Midlands manufacturing

April 2nd, 2018|

The West Midlands has received a major productivity boost today, with the launch of a new £3m Technical Academy that will help bridge the skills gap and get the region ready for the next industrial revolution.

In-Comm Training unveiled the 24,000 sq ft training space in Aldridge recently, which has been a true employer-led collaboration with […]

July 2017

ETG launches Norton Technical Academy as part of £6m plan to bridge the skills gap

July 20th, 2017|

A leading independent machine tool supplier is tackling the skills gap head on after making a £6m commitment to developing a network of Technical Academies.

Martin Doyle, Managing Director of the Engineering Technology Group (ETG), made the announcement at the launch of its first facility at Norton Motorcycles in Castle Donington yesterday and laid out the […]

February 2017

Wolverhampton seafood manufacturer feasts on new business launch

February 22nd, 2017|

One of the UK’s leading seafood suppliers has launched a new business to target restaurants and the general public.

 

Star Agro Marine Food, which provides more than £9m of sustainable shrimp and related products to supermarkets across the country, has invested over £250,000 into rolling-out Star Feast Foods in the Midlands.

 

The new company will immediately create […]