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Disrupting the precision metal pressings and stamping marketplace has helped a Black Country manufacturer increase sales by 60% over the last three years.
Clamason Industries, which provides a single-source design, development and value-added engineering solution, saw …

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‘New look’ Clamason Industries aims to build on £30m turnover success…

March 13, 2019 – 6:00 am |

Disrupting the precision metal pressings and stamping marketplace has helped a Black Country manufacturer increase sales by 60% over the last three years.
Clamason Industries, which provides a single-source design, development and value-added engineering solution, saw …

Trio of account wins deliver £1.2m travel and leisure boost for Birmingham’s M3…

February 25, 2019 – 7:30 am |
M3 (Travel L2)

A trio of new contract wins has delivered a £1.2m ‘travel’ boost to a leading West Midlands full-service advertising agency.
M3, which has offices in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Oxford Circus in London, has been appointed to …

Donations top £2m as Worcestershire Community Foundation marks 15th year…

February 22, 2019 – 6:30 am |
Lucy Wells (right) with Claire Gijselhart from St Richards Hospice - one of the many charities WCF supports

A Worcestershire charitable foundation has marked its 15th anniversary by announcing a string of growth plans which will help support dozens more good causes across the county.
The Worcestershire Community Foundation, which has given out over …

AWI kicks off 2019 with ‘best ever’ £1m+ month…

February 15, 2019 – 6:00 am |
Alloy Wire (Janet 2019)

A leading UK manufacturing specialist is casting aside the uncertainty of Brexit by recording its best ever month in its 73-year history.
Alloy Wire International (AWI), which supplies more than 60 different ‘High Performance’ nickel alloys, …

Filtermist International adds DCS Group to its portfolio with £6.6m acquisition…

February 11, 2019 – 7:00 am |
DCS (L ext)

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 …

West Midlands firms benefit after MEIF reaches £25million milestone…

February 6, 2019 – 7:00 am |
Carl Harrison, Managing Director of GHO Pressings

The £250million Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) has reached its first milestone after supporting investment of £25million in the region’s businesses.
 Fully launched in late February last year, the Fund seeks to address regional imbalances in …

Shropshire architects practice casts aside Brexit doubt with £1m of new appointments…

January 18, 2019 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Shropshire architects practice casts aside Brexit doubt with £1m of new appointments…
Matt JDP 2019

Nearly £1m of new appointments in the last six weeks has helped a Bridgnorth boutique architects practice get off to a flying start in 2019.
Johnson Design Partnership, which employs 10 people at its headquarters in …

Talbots Law delivers a £50,000 festive treat for Birmingham Children’s Hospital…

December 24, 2018 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Talbots Law delivers a £50,000 festive treat for Birmingham Children’s Hospital…
Talbots Paris Bike (L)

Staff from a Black Country law firm have run, walked, climbed, baked, cycled and ‘dressed up and dressed down’ to raise £50,000 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH).
All 200 employees across Talbots Law’s six offices in …

Manufacturing group issues economic rallying cry after £8m sales boost…

December 12, 2018 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Manufacturing group issues economic rallying cry after £8m sales boost…
Brandauer Quality (L)

The boss of a major manufacturing group in the West Midlands has urged industry not to talk itself into a downturn amidst the current Brexit uncertainty.
Rowan Crozier, Chairman of the Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), made …

Challenge Academy scales new heights with £150,000 SITR funding…

November 26, 2018 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Challenge Academy scales new heights with £150,000 SITR funding…
Challenge Academy (P)

Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) funding is helping a Black Country social enterprise embark on the next stage of its adventure.
Challenge Academy (CA), which provides accessible outdoor learning opportunities to corporate clients, local communities and …

£1.5m contracts boost delivers a perfect 30th birthday present for Mechatronic Solutions…

November 19, 2018 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on £1.5m contracts boost delivers a perfect 30th birthday present for Mechatronic Solutions…
Mechatronic (Andy Street L2)

A Birmingham automation and smart factory specialist is celebrating its 30th birthday in style after securing a clutch of new contracts wins across aerospace, automotive, food and drink and healthcare.
Mechatronic Solutions, which employs 50 people …

TTC celebrates 25 years of driving change through road safety education…

October 26, 2018 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on TTC celebrates 25 years of driving change through road safety education…
Jim-Kirkwook

One of the UK’s leading learning and development companies is celebrating its 25-year anniversary in style, after educating more than 2.7 million drivers and cyclists across the UK.
Telford-based TTC today deliver more than 1.5 million …

Talbots staff get on their bikes to smash £30,000 fundraising target for Birmingham Children’s Hospital…

October 17, 2018 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Talbots staff get on their bikes to smash £30,000 fundraising target for Birmingham Children’s Hospital…
Keith Yates, Peter Hill, Matt Wistow, Callum Haynes and Steve Kenny

Four seasoned riders from Talbots Law have emulated the likes of Hoy, Yates, Froome and Wiggins by completing a 300-mile bike ride to raise much-needed money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH).
The intrepid quartet, which …

£2.5million investment supports MBO at Black Country manufacturer…

October 8, 2018 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on £2.5million investment supports MBO at Black Country manufacturer…
Carl Perry (Investment Director, Frontier Development Capital) Richard Potts (Managing Director, Bowman Stor)

A Black Country manufacturing firm behind the world’s first condensate filter made from recycled glass has received a £2.5million investment from Frontier Development Capital (FDC) to facilitate a management buyout (MBO) by its current managing …

£1.85m manufacturing support boost generates over 1000 jobs in the West Midlands…

October 5, 2018 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on £1.85m manufacturing support boost generates over 1000 jobs in the West Midlands…
A&M Action (L)

Over 1000 new jobs have been created at small to medium-sized manufacturers across the West Midlands thanks to dedicated support designed to boost performance and help them increase sales.
The Manufacturing Growth Programme, which is funded …

£1m milestone for energy saving programme…

September 28, 2018 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on £1m milestone for energy saving programme…
Dr Sarah Stewart, Space Co-ordinator at Open Space. Who have benefitted from a Business Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP) grant.

Funding from Worcestershire County Council’s Business Energy Efficiency Programme, (BEEP), hit the £1 million  mark this month, marking a key milestone for the three-year project.
The BEEP programme offers a two-pronged combination of mentoring support and …

£600,000 Chiron investment seals Shawpak’s future growth…

September 26, 2018 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on £600,000 Chiron investment seals Shawpak’s future growth…
Shawpak (L3)

A leading manufacturer of thermoforming machinery has made its biggest ever capital investment to help it target new business in the food and medical sectors.
Shawpak, which is a division of Derby-based Riverside Medical Packaging, has …

Foster Customer Loyalty Using Promotional Gifts….

September 14, 2018 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Foster Customer Loyalty Using Promotional Gifts….
Unbenannt

Who doesn’t love a freebie? Everyone likes getting something for nothing – but, nothing is totally free and there are some business owners who are loath to fit the bill for providing free gifts. However, …

Jericho Foundation’s £100,000 investment success highlights the ‘SITR Opportunity’…

September 12, 2018 – 5:45 am | Comments Off on Jericho Foundation’s £100,000 investment success highlights the ‘SITR Opportunity’…
Jericho (L Ext)

A leading Sutton Coldfield enterprise is celebrating after securing £100,000 of SITR (Social Investment Tax Relief) investment from social investment company Resonance to help it expand its ‘upcycling’ venture.
This is the first investment from …

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