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Ryan fills key role as Statiflo gears up for Brexit

Engineering company Statiflo has made a key appointment as it gears up for Brexit and further expansion in markets outside of the EU. Ryan Sparrow has joined the Cheshire-based company as logistics and contracts engineer.

Princess Royal unveils major Bradford textiles investment

A family-run manufacturer of textile materials has invested £9million in a new 60,000sq. ft state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bradford, which was officially opened by the Princess Royal yesterday.

Global tissue manufacturer Essity has announced a change in leadership at its Tynedale plant...

Tony Richards, currently Essity’s Manufacturing Excellence Director for professional hygiene and a former site manager at Prudhoe Mill, has been promoted to Operations Director...

Four Leading Local Manufacturers Join Together Following Rebrand

Four leading manufacturing companies have been rebranded, following a major integration into their parent company.

Panel Systems Rises to the Occasion for Make UK

Panel Systems, one of the UK’s leading panel manufacturers, rose to the occasion for Make UK recently by supplying its innovative portable staging system, Revostage, for use at the Sheffield Makers Meet Up.

Final call for manufacturers to take part in ‘inspiring’ initiative

With more than 75% of the district’s secondary schools and colleges already on board, the organisers of Bradford Manufacturing Weeks are making a last...

CNG and Sound Leisure hit the high note with custom jukebox

The UK’s only manufacturer of classic jukeboxes, Leeds-based Sound Leisure, has built a custom-made jukebox for Harrogate based, CNG (Contract Natural Gas).

Lake District coffee roaster John Farrer & Co in Kendal launch a range of...

Lake District coffee roaster John Farrer & Co in Kendal launch a range of 100% recyclable coffee capsules as part of its mission to address the problem of plastic waste, in its 200th year.

A reliable partnership aids Yorkshire firm’s Middle Eastern expansion

A reliability solutions business that launched from Yorkshire 18 months ago has formed a new partnership to aid its expansion to the Middle East.

Manchester Uniform Manufacturer celebrates 40 years of business.

Tibard, the leading chefswear and hospitality uniform provider in the UK, celebrates its 40th year with massive expansion and a commitment to investing in British manufacturing.

Experience and experiments for pupils visiting chemical company

One West Yorkshire chemical company experienced a day like no other when it hosted a class of eight-year olds at its site in Cross...

SES Engineering Services appointed to major Northumberland school project

Leading engineering specialist, SES Engineering Services (SES), has announced a multi-million pound contract win, securing a place on the development of a new £42m...

Yorkshire manufacturing business prolongs the fizz for carbonated soft drinks sector

A Yorkshire based business is helping makers of carbonated drinks around the world to keep the fizz in their products for longer thanks to...

NYMAS partners with Teesside University to develop local talent

A North East accessible washroom supplier has teamed up with Teesside University to help develop the skills and knowledge of three students. Billingham-based NYMAS has...

Academy of Joint Integrity supports SIAC process apprenticeship with specialist training programme

Middlesbrough-based The Academy of Joint Integrity is supporting the development of the next generation of Process Engineers in Tees Valley with a specialist programme...

CPP secures sale of recently refurbished 96,000 sq ft unit in Sheffield

Leading property consultancy Commercial Property Partners LLP (CPP) has announced the sale of a newly refurbished warehouse in Shepcote Business Park. Acting on behalf of...

Davison returns to Halifax engineering firm James Heal

Mark Davison has joined Halifax engineering firm James Heal as service and support business unit manager. The appointment is the second time Mr Davison...

Global delegation visit North East England’s established offshore wind cluster, Energi Coast

NOF, the business development experts for the energy sector, welcomed an international delegation to North East England to demonstrate the industrial and economic benefits...

ROCOL celebrates 20 years of learning

Delegates from across the world joined industrial lubricants manufacturer, ROCOL, at its Yorkshire manufacturing site last week to celebrate 20 years of the ROCOL...

Harrogate Water Recognised for Outstanding Contribution to the Northern Powerhouse and Environmental Sustainability

Harrogate Water’s record of business success combined with environmental sustainability and community engagement has been recognised and commended by the Institute of Directors. The man...

Arcola Energy, AVID Technology and Eaton announce new partnership to develop battery and hydrogen...

Hydrogen and fuel cell system engineers Arcola Energy, automotive clean tech firm AVID Technology Group and global power management company Eaton have announced plans...

Half A Million Cheers As Shotton Surface Mine Team Hits Major Safety Milestone

The highly-skilled operations team at the North East’s biggest surface mine is celebrating a major safety milestone.

Blachford Acoustics Group joins Made in Chesterfield campaign

Chesterfield manufacturer, Blachford Acoustics Group, has pledged its support to the town’s campaign to get more young people interested in careers involving Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Inciner8 receives back-to-back accolades for exporting excellence

Southport-based waste management specialist, Inciner8, is celebrating after receiving two top accolades last week, as it was named International Business of the Year by...

Venator’s Bright Ideas Fund Winners Announced

Teesside-based global manufacturing company Venator has announced the 40 winners of its Bright Ideas Fund, following an online public vote involving thousands of people across the North East.

Durham’s Banks Group Increases Sales And Profit

County Durham-headquartered energy and property firm The Banks Group has recorded a rise in sales and pre-tax profits in its latest annual results.

Northumberland engineer scoops prestigious prize

Kate Cairns, a chartered civil engineer from Newton-by-the-sea, Alnwick, has received a national award by New Civil Engineer in the category ‘Above and Beyond’. Kate,...

MD Earthworks Completes Work on Shell Battery Storage Project

North West based groundworks specialist, MD Earthworks has completed works designing and installing the groundworks at Shell’s battery storage project, in Bacton, Norfolk.

Banks Mining Welcomes Court Of Appeal Decision On Save Druridge Highthorn Case

North East employer Banks Mining has welcomed a Court of Appeal decision to refuse permission for a protest group’s plans to challenge a previous High Court ruling on its proposed Highthorn surface mine.

North East to host international food safety conference

Food safety experts from around the globe will attend an international food safety conference in the North East later this year.

Local Lad Liam Picks Out Procurement Apprenticeship With Banks Mining

A young Bedlington graduate has taken his first step on the career ladder after becoming regional employer Banks Mining’s latest Northumberland apprentice.

Tees Components Managing Director named among Top 50 UK Women in Engineering

Tees Components’ Managing Director Sharon Lane has been named among the Top 50 Women in Engineering by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES). Announced on International...

Osbit delivers class leading subsea plough to Global Marine Group

Osbit Limited has successfully delivered an advanced multi-function pre-lay and backfill subsea plough to Global Marine Group. The offshore technology company has designed and built...

Dates revealed for work-wise summer academy in South Yorkshire

The work-wise Foundation has released the dates for its ‘Get up to Speed with Employability Summer Academy’ 2019. This provides 14-18 year olds with the opportunity to gain valuable experience of Industry, the world of work and employability.

VISA partnership boosts foreign exchange firm

Running a business presents many challenges but even more so when its primary activity is to facilitate financial transactions. Jamie Holmes, director of Leeds...

Mechan transforms turntable design

Rail maintenance equipment specialist, Mechan, has reinvented one of its most enduring products, saving depot operators time and money during installation.

Zonegreen delivers depot safety in Doha

Sheffield-based rail depot specialist, Zonegreen, is ensuring staff working on one of the most prominent transports projects in the Middle East are among the safest in the world.

Connected Energy Receives Multimillion Investment Boost From Global Giants

North East-based, Connected Energy, a world-leading innovator of site-integrated energy storage solutions, has secured a £5 million investment to realise ambitious growth plans on...

Electrical engineering firm LCA Group boosts team with key appointments

North Wales-based engineering firm brings in two new senior hires as part of new growth drive

Go North East celebrates Clean Air Day with announcement of £12m investment in environmentally...

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, is celebrating Clean Air Day with the announcement of a £12 million investment in 54 high-specification...

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