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September 11, 2019 – 8:30 am |

A leading Black Country manufacturing specialist is investing in a state-of-the-art multi-axis CNC milling centre to help it deliver £2m of new orders.
Cube Precision Engineering, which can handle single op prototype tooling to complex multi-stage …

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CNC investment puts Cube in good shape to deliver £2m new contract haul…

September 11, 2019 – 8:30 am |

A leading Black Country manufacturing specialist is investing in a state-of-the-art multi-axis CNC milling centre to help it deliver £2m of new orders.
Cube Precision Engineering, which can handle single op prototype tooling to complex multi-stage …

Manufacturer powers cabling solution on major London infrastructure project…

September 6, 2019 – 6:00 am |

A Midlands manufacturer has won contracts worth nearly £350,000 in the second phase of a major infrastructure project to upgrade London’s power supply.
Fabweld Steel Products, which is based in Telford, has secured orders totalling more …

Chamber Chief Executive comments on announcement of HS2 review…

August 23, 2019 – 8:00 am |

Commenting on the government’s announcement of an independent review of HS2 by Douglas Oakervee, Corin Crane at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce said:
“We obviously need to make sure that the project is value for money and have a clear idea for …

Freight forwarder is driving force behind trike business success…

August 16, 2019 – 7:00 am |

A Midlands shipping firm is the driving force behind a pioneering UK company which specialises in luxury trike conversions.
Global Freight Services has added Telford based AA Trikes to its growing portfolio of clients and is …

PP’s outsourcing manufacturing offer helps Inventor-e create ten jobs as part of its 60% growth…

August 9, 2019 – 8:30 am |

A specialist provider of point-of-use solutions to industrial manufacturers and the facilities management markets is tapping into support from a strategic manufacturing partner after seeing sales increase by 60% in the last year.
Solihull-based Inventor-e, which …

OGL shortlisted as Responsible Business Champion in Parliamentary Awards Scheme…

July 29, 2019 – 7:30 am |
Mark Garnier with Neil Morris

Neil Morris, Commercial Director at OGL Computer, attended an awards presentation at Portcullis House in London last week, which recognised outstanding businesses who have made a positive impact in their local community.
OGL Computer, one of …

Filtermist International completes Kerstar Ltd purchase…

July 24, 2019 – 7:30 am |

17th July 2019: Telford-based air extraction and filtration specialist Filtermist International Ltd has completed a deal to acquire industrial vacuum cleaner manufacturer Kerstar Ltd.
Established in 1960, Kerstar produces a range of cleaners, including ATEX-accredited machines …

M3 and SDI target £2.5m of new sales with collaborative boost for the retail sector…

July 24, 2019 – 6:30 am |
Stuart Tilley (SDI), Glen Pawson, Nick Lovett (both M3), Ian Wright, Matt Evans and Ashley Parr (all SDI)

M3 has joined forces with one of the UK’s leading point-of-sale and visual merchandising display specialists to provide an industry first.
The full-service advertising agency, which has offices in Birmingham, London and Wolverhampton, has signed a …

Midlands hotel unveils £1million luxury spa plans…

July 19, 2019 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on Midlands hotel unveils £1million luxury spa plans…
Picture by Shaun Fellows / Shine Pix Stratton House Hotel photography in Cirencester.

A historic Midlands hotel has announced it will build a luxury spa as part of a £1million investment plan.
The owners of the 17th century Stratton House Hotel in Cirencester have unveiled their plans after permission …

Trio of appointments give A.C.E. the platform to hit £10m sales…

July 17, 2019 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Trio of appointments give A.C.E. the platform to hit £10m sales…
Ace Trip Appointments (P)

A trio of strategic appointments is helping a Telford precision manufacturing specialist deliver a 40% boost in sales.
Advanced Chemical Etching (A.C.E) has strengthened its management team by recruiting Carwyn Howells and Peter Kirwan as Production …

‘Taking the weight out of the equation’ delivers £3m contract boost…

June 24, 2019 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on ‘Taking the weight out of the equation’ delivers £3m contract boost…
Alucast Action 2019 (Design)

Delivering complex components for new automotive ‘light-weighting’ projects is reaping dividends for a Black Country supplier.
Alucast, which is one of the UK’s largest independent aluminium foundries, has secured over £3m of new contracts from car …

Derbyshire machining specialist invests £600,000 to keep up with reshoring demand

June 17, 2019 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Derbyshire machining specialist invests £600,000 to keep up with reshoring demand
HPC (L2)

British engineering firms are in increasing demand from major multinational companies looking to bring more work back to the UK from Europe and China, according to the boss of a busy Derbyshire CNC machining business.
Paul …

£27million investment kick-starts construction at 140-apartment Birmingham development…

May 27, 2019 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on £27million investment kick-starts construction at 140-apartment Birmingham development…

A 140-home regeneration scheme in Birmingham is set to get off the ground after Cedar Invest received a £21million investment to complete the development.
Named The Forge Digbeth, the five-storey development comprises a mix of one …

Conigital, a global Autonomous AI company, appoints ex Microsoft Senior MD Europe, Warwick Hill, to its Board…

May 24, 2019 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Conigital, a global Autonomous AI company, appoints ex Microsoft Senior MD Europe, Warwick Hill, to its Board…
Warwich Hill

Conigital, a global Autonomous AI company are pleased to announce the appointment of Warwick hill to the board of Conigital Limited as a non-executive director (NED), effective from 17 May 2019.
Warwick further strengthens the Conigital …

£200,000 robotic investment helps Arrowsmith Engineering deliver soaring sales…

May 24, 2019 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on £200,000 robotic investment helps Arrowsmith Engineering deliver soaring sales…
Copyright 2018 Mike Sewell (tel: 07966 417114) Photograph by Mikey Sewell. Photography at Arrowsmith Engineering in Coventry. (Commissioned by Russ Cockburn - Cucumber PR)

A leading Coventry aerospace supplier is tapping into the ‘march of the robots’ to help it capitalise on 20% growth over the last twelve months.
Arrowsmith Engineering, which is part of the AS.G Group, has invested …

Filtermist kicks-off ‘Learning at Work Week’ with £100,000 investment in skills…

May 20, 2019 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Filtermist kicks-off ‘Learning at Work Week’ with £100,000 investment in skills…
Nathan Thorley and Chris Taylor

A specialist in industrial air filtration and extraction is marking ‘Learning at Work Week’ (13-19th May) by launching a £100,000 investment in upskilling all of its staff across the group.
Filtermist, along with sister companies Multi-Fan …

£11.8m business support boost to unlock the potential of West Midlands’ SME manufacturers…

May 17, 2019 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on £11.8m business support boost to unlock the potential of West Midlands’ SME manufacturers…
A&M Action (L3)

Small to medium-sized (SME) manufacturers in the West Midlands can start taking advantage of an £11.8million business support boost from today, dedicated to helping them grow and address key skills issues.
The Manufacturing Growth Programme, …

Birmingham set for £32.1 million boost from Cricket World Cup…

May 13, 2019 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Birmingham set for £32.1 million boost from Cricket World Cup…
T20 England v Australia

Birmingham is set to benefit from a £32.1 million economic boost by hosting five matches of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup (30 May-14 July), according to analysis from global accountancy firm EY.
The report – …

Trio of quality accreditations help Alloy Wire International secure £150,000 of sales…

April 24, 2019 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Trio of quality accreditations help Alloy Wire International secure £150,000 of sales…
Alloy Wire Accreditations (L2)

A company-wide commitment to quality and exacting standards is paying off for Alloy Wire International after it announced a host of new orders following a trio of ‘accreditation’ success.
The manufacturer of ‘high performance’ nickel alloys, …

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