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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 2020

Employers urged to take ‘Skills Pledge’ to protect pipeline of apprentices

May 19th, 2020|

One of the UK’s leading training providers has launched a new campaign to ensure apprenticeships are protected as companies seek to find ways of coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.

In-Comm Training, which operates three academies at Aldridge, Bridgnorth and Shropshire, is asking firms in the West Midlands to sign-up to its ‘Skills Pledge’, which will see […]

Covid-19 places Augmented Reality at the heart of the ‘new working normal’

May 19th, 2020|

Covid-19 will accelerate the business world’s move to Augmented Reality (AR) and other IoT solutions, as companies across the UK look to adapt to a ‘new working normal’.

Jim Heppelmann, CEO of industrial innovation technology specialist PTC, believes the way frontline workers have seamlessly adapted to the benefits of AR to continue to perform their roles […]

Report predicts commercial drones will take to UK skies

May 19th, 2020|

Challenges posed by Covid-19 are accelerating the willingness to embrace drone technology and the UK is leading the way, according to a new European aerospace study released today.

The first findings of Protolabs’ Horizon Shift report, which involved 325 aerospace business leaders from across Europe, highlights an increased appetite for ‘low space’ innovation and more investment […]

February 2020

Autonomous pods SWARM together like bees in world first demonstration

February 3rd, 2020|

Autonomous pods born in Coventry are now able to swarm together in a world first, thanks to research by WMG at the University of Warwick in partnership with Aurrigo and Milton Keynes council.

With the concept of driverless pods now more realistic than futuristic, the vehicles are one step closer to being put to use, as […]

July 2019

DIS Group nets new partnership with Wolves

July 28th, 2019|

Wolves and DIS Group have entered into an exciting partnership, with the digital print, sign and graphics specialist giving Molineux a vibrant new look for the 2019/20 season.

The Wolverhampton-based company, which already works with global brands such as Christian Dior, Rolls-Royce and Virgin Active, have used design, graphics and state-of-the-art print solutions to deliver a […]

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

AME celebrates largest ever graduation as industry backs ‘factory floor’ approach

February 8th, 2019|

The UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ celebrated its largest graduation recently, when 29 students received their BEng and MEng qualifications.

A joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing, the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) saw its second cohort graduate in style, with many of the industry-ready engineers going into high-profile jobs […]

January 2019

Two major contract extensions for Telford’s TTC Group

January 21st, 2019|

A leading driver education specialist has secured two major contract extensions to help continue to make roads in Cumbria and Northern Ireland safer.

Telford-based TTC Group, which supports 400,000 motorists every year, will build on ten successful years of delivery in both locations to continue to support Cumbrian individuals with ‘Speed Awareness’, ‘Safe and Considerate Driving’, […]

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 […]

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 […]