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Barkley Plastics rides on the crest of the automotive wave with £1m contract haul…

April 6, 2016 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Barkley Plastics rides on the crest of the automotive wave with £1m contract haul…
(l-r) Matt Harwood, Peter Tedd and Mark Harwood (all Barkley Plastics)

A Birmingham plastic injection moulding specialist is benefitting from the UK automotive boom after landing more than £1m of new contracts.
Barkley Plastics – a member of the Midlands Assembly Network – has announced new work …

Futura boss named as head of Sandwell Business Ambassadors programme…

April 4, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Futura boss named as head of Sandwell Business Ambassadors programme…
Paul Cadman, Managing Director for Futura Group

A leading automotive specialist has been named as the Chairman of a new programme aimed at boosting the fortunes of the Black Country.
Paul Cadman, Managing Director for design, technical recruitment and prototyping experts Futura Group, …

Penso set to unveil lightweight rail and auto solutions at JEC World…

March 7, 2016 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Penso set to unveil lightweight rail and auto solutions at JEC World…
Michael Collins, Group Sales and Marketing Driector at Penso (Picture © Daniel Graves Photography 2014.)

04 March, 2016 – A composite door design and innovative high volume automotive parts made in the West Midlands will be unveiled at a major international show in Paris next week.
Penso, which employs 230 people …

WMG plays key role in £20 million announcement backing British Automotive battery manufacturing…

January 21, 2016 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on WMG plays key role in £20 million announcement backing British Automotive battery manufacturing…
WMG plays key role in £20 million announcement backing British Automotive battery manufacturing…

WMG at the University of Warwick are delighted to be part of a £19.4m project to support the development of next-generation electric vehicle batteries in the UK, funded through the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC UK …

Midlands design engineering firm expands into Germany…

January 11, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Midlands design engineering firm expands into Germany…
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A Midlands design engineering business has expanded its operations into Germany off-the-back of winning five new major OEM automotive projects.
Design and development business MarchantCain has appointed a new Head of Business Development and Sales for …

Birmingham toolmaking firm joins West Midlands showcase at Advanced Engineering UK 2015…

November 3, 2015 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Birmingham toolmaking firm joins West Midlands showcase at Advanced Engineering UK 2015…
Barkley Plastics

Barkley Plastics, based in Highgate, is uniting with support programme Drive West Midlands to highlight the region’s automotive expertise at this week’s Advanced Engineering UK 2015 (4-5 November, NEC, Birmingham).

Student’s vision for London rickshaw aims to ease city congestion…

September 28, 2015 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Student’s vision for London rickshaw aims to ease city congestion…
Sherazam Tiwana’s rickshaw concept for London.

London’s transport system could be boosted and its congestion eased with the introduction of a futuristic rickshaw service, according to an automotive design student’s twenty-first century vision for the city.
Coventry University student Sherazam Tiwana, 22, …

WMG leads project to create £14 million UK automotive battery pack research facility…

September 11, 2015 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on WMG leads project to create £14 million UK automotive battery pack research facility…
WMG leads project to create £14 million UK automotive battery pack research facility…

It was announced today Wednesday 9th September 2015 that WMG, at the University of Warwick, will lead a £14 million consortium to create a new automotive battery pack manufacturing research centre.  The project will help …

Alucast sets its sights on £10m sales after securing global automotive quality award…

September 9, 2015 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Alucast sets its sights on £10m sales after securing global automotive quality award…
(l-r) Martin Haynes (Group Quality Manager) and Michael Warden (Quality Manager)

One of the Black Country’s leading foundries is celebrating after securing a prestigious automotive quality accreditation.
Alucast, which is a specialist supplier of sand, gravity and pressure castings, has secured TS16949 as part of its continuous …

Profits boom for Moneyway…

August 10, 2015 – 7:20 am | Comments Off on Profits boom for Moneyway…
John Simpson, managing director of Moneyway Motor Finance

Moneyway Motor Finance has seen its balances soar to £152.3m, up 19 per cent on last year, according to its latest financial results.
This exceptional 12-month period has seen Moneyway Motor Finance grow its market share …

Briggs Equipment wins £2million contract with major automotive supplier…

July 13, 2015 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Briggs Equipment wins £2million contract with major automotive supplier…
Briggs Equipment's Hyster Regional Sales Executive Paul Robinson (left) and Stadco's Group Non-Production Buyer Matthew Douch (right) are pictured with some of the new materials handling equipment.

Stadco, a major Tier 1 supplier to the automotive industry, has chosen Briggs Equipment as its materials handling partner. The new contract sees the company taking delivery of a fleet of Hyster forklift trucks with …

Coventry student designs futuristic land speed ‘ride’…

June 26, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Coventry student designs futuristic land speed ‘ride’…
Sean Macfaden’s Valkyrie high speed experience concept, which he created and exhibited for his final year automotive design project at Coventry University. More images available on request.

An automotive design student from Coventry University has come up with a futuristic vehicle concept to give members of the public the ride of their life – in a 400mph rocket-powered machine.
Sean Macfaden, from Prudhoe …

Greater Capability Through Investment…

September 25, 2013 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Greater Capability Through Investment…
Greater Capability Through Investment

Advanced Engineering (UK) Ltd, located in the centre of Birmingham, specialise in multi-axis precision engineering to automotive,aerospace and associated sectors working on prestige projects with major OEM’s.
The family-owned company originally started life as RT Palmer in 1978 near Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter and has since grown …

Jaguar Land Rover Celebrates 60 Years of Automotive Innovation at the Coronation Festival…

July 17, 2013 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Jaguar Land Rover Celebrates 60 Years of Automotive Innovation at the Coronation Festival…
Jaguar Land Rover Celebrates 60 Years of Automotive Innovation at the Coronation Festival

Jaguar Land Rover celebrated automotive innovation with a display of royal heritage cars, current models and future concepts at the Coronation Festival, representing the best of British engineering over the last six decades.
As the only …

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