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Bradford Based Astonish Trigger £100K Donation To NHS

Astonish, the family-owned manufacturer of cleaning products based in Bradford, has set its sights on donating £100,000 to NHS Charities Together following the launch...

Coveted marquee roles reinstated as lockdown eases and demand rises

A surge in demand for marquees has covered important key roles at Britain largest manufacturer of commercial tents and accessories. This news following the Prime Minister’s recent easing of lockdown restrictions. Jason Mace CEO who heads the Gala ...

Pandemic presents opportunity to strengthen UK energy supply chain with repatriation of manufacturing and...

NOF, the business development specialists for the energy sectors, is encouraging the government to back UK manufacturing and engineering by supporting the reshoring of...

Wakefield firm proves contactless car sales are key to industry’s future

With the automotive industry taking a hit during the Coronavirus pandemic, The Car Buying Group based in Wakefield has resumed trading with tens of thousands of customers looking to sell their car.

MotorVise Automotive MD says £6,000 scrappage scheme would prove an EV ‘game changer’

Automotive industry expert Fraser Brown is calling upon motor dealerships to lobby the government to adopt a ‘game changing’ £6,000 scrappage scheme that would...

Premier Roof Systems is well positioned for future growth having secured a six-figure funding...

Premier Roof Systems is preparing to expand and develop further having secured a six-figure funding package as part of the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption...
Radio Design and 1Try to manufacture integrated cabinet solutions for mobile infrastructure market

Radio Design and 1Try to manufacture integrated cabinet solutions for mobile infrastructure market

Yorkshire-based Radio Design Ltd today announced that it has entered into an agreement with 1Try Ltd to manufacture integrated cabinet solutions for the mobile...

Eagle Eye Integrity Specialists receives highly regarded industry accreditations

Eagle Eye Integrity Specialists has achieved two, highly regarded industry accreditations. The Hartlepool-based company, which provides non-destructive testing (NDT), manpower and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...

NECIT Forecasts 70% Growth And New US Office

NECIT Services, a North East based company that specialises in the quality co-ordination and delivery of inspection, audit and expediting services globally, is set...

Zonegreen points Isle of Wight depot in safe direction

Rail safety specialist, Sheffield’s Zonegreen, is using its latest technology to protect depot staff on the Isle of Wight from the risks associated with manual hand points.

UCLan support helps firm move with virtual factory

A Lancashire manufacturer has moved its main premises to Preston, using digital support from a University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) business programme to map out the move virtually while in lockdown.

What lies ahead for the logistics property sector?

With the Covid-19 pandemic forcing many companies to increase stock levels and reshape supply chains, as well as driving an ever-greater reliance on on-line shopping, leading property consultancy, Gent Visick believes there are interesting times ahea

MCR Services provides sewing machines to NHS protective gown initiative

Staff at MCR Services in Cramlington have loaned two industrial sewing machines to support the manufacture of protective gowns for the NHS. Northumbria Healthcare NHS...

Chaloner Group delivers £55m Tees Advanced Manufacturing Park to Practical Completion

Chaloner Group, one of the UK’s leading regeneration specialists, has achieved practical completion on the prestigious Tees Advanced Manufacturing Park (TeesAMP). Construction of the 180,000sq...

Niramax overhauls SRF production line with new shredding technology

Waste management specialist The Niramax Group, has overhauled its alternative fuel production line with the switch to new shredding technology. The move is expected...

Just Williams supports SMEs to Rise above challenges of Covid-19

Sales solutions specialist Just Williams has launched a tailored programme designed to offer small and medium businesses vital support in overcoming the many challenges...

New Zealand orders raise Mechan’s global profile

Two rail depots in New Zealand are to benefit from equipment supplied by Sheffield-based Mechan, as the firm’s reputation for reliability and durability spreads across the world.

Leeds digital solutions provider launches innovative digital signage solution to enable retailers to operate...

A leading Leeds-based digital solutions provider has launched a state-of-the-art occupancy management system to help retailers faced with new Covid-19 requirements measure the number of customers in-store.

Yorkshire and Cheshire waste firms collaborate in global food waste project

Organic waste and Waste-to-Energy technology specialist Tidy Planet has partnered with shredding expert UNTHA UK, to supply an industrial-scale solution for a new multi-million-pound...

Cheshire-company delivers groundbreaking Electrosan sanitiser free of charge to care homes and a hospice...

Crewe-based Qualkem Brands has donated around £18,500 worth of its revolutionary non-alcohol based santiser spray to care homes and hospices in Cheshire and Staffordshire.

Material Processing Institute’s Chief Technology Officer is awarded Thomas Medal for steel innovation

The Chief Technology Officer of the Materials Processing Institute has been awarded the prestigious Thomas Medal in recognition of his contribution to steel research...

Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd welcomes chancellor’s decision to extend furlough scheme.

Nic Smith, managing director of Gateshead-based Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd, has welcomed today’s announcement by the chancellor that he is extending the furlough...

NOF & Energi Coast welcome Equinor & SSE Renewables’ announcement for Dogger Bank O&M...

NOF Chief Executive George Rafferty and James Ritchie, Chairman of Energi Coast, North East England’s offshore wind cluster, have given their support to the...

Renewed interest in energy investments

Interest in an innovative energy project has peaked since the COVID-19 lockdown began, as investors seek a stable and reliable option. North East based Platinum...

Oakes Energy Services completes upgrade to County Durham water treatment plant to pave the...

Oakes Energy Services, part of Pacifica Group, has completed an upgrade to the Coal Authority’s Dawdon Mine Water Treatment Scheme in County Durham, which...

Leach and Blueberry donate £2,000 worth of PPE to care sector

Given the PPE shortage across the social care sector, two Yorkshire firms have teamed up to manufacture and donate face shields to over 30...

Innovation to combat COVID-19: Glass manufacturer launches protective screens

Huddersfield based, Specialist Glass Products, has launched protective glass screens for offices, in preparation for the nation’s return to work. The screens aim to...

Heathline opens new £500,000 commercial vehicle service and repair centre amid coronavirus lockdown

Heathline Commercials Limited has opened its new £500,000 service and repair centre to ensure commercial vehicles remain on the road during the COVID-19 emergency. The...

Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Manufacturer Named DIT Export Champion

Heald Ltd, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation security products have been announced as a Department for International Trade’s Export Champion.

Leeds-based soap manufacturer boosts output to meet overseas demand for products to fight coronavirus

Manufacturer of soap bases and natural ingredients, Stephenson, is stepping up production levels at its Horsforth-based manufacturing plant as it continues to deliver to...

Clive Owen LLP Advises on Middlesbrough Engineering Acquisition

Clive Owen LLP Corporate Finance Director David Wilson has advised on the acquisition of Middlesbrough-based S R Engineering by Avenium Engineering. David introduced Steve Rusinek...

Oddsphere Give Unlimited Shipster software licences to PPE & medical Suppliers amid pandemic

Warehouses across the UK are racing to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE), medications and other goods to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In recognition of this, Oddsphere are giving Shipster clients in these product sectors free additional
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Dr. Ed CBD and Athletes join forces to launch Dr. Ed® Sport

On the back of a successful first year trading, Dr. Ed®, the flagship brand of specialist CBD manufacturer, The CBD Group, have recently announced...

Pixelwave Creative supports NHS with PPE video support

Pixelwave Creative supports NHS frontline workers with video services during Covid-19 pandemic and offers free video production support to help local businesses with their communications.

Smart tech company’s sweet solution for food and beverage giant Nestlé

An innovative logistics solution developed by Hull-based smart tech company Sauce is being used to improve efficiency for confectionary and beverage manufacturer Nestlé.

Freaks of Nature launch plant-based lemon mousse during lock-down

Plant-based desserts manufacturer Freaks of Nature extends its range with lemon mousse launch.

Tyne Tunnels to launch ‘pay later’ options in response to social distancing

TT2 Limited, the operators of the Tyne Tunnels, is announcing the launch of a pay later system to help protect staff and customers against...

All hands on deck to equip NHS Nightingale Hospital North West in under 48...

On Friday 17th April, the NHS Nightingale Hospital North West officially opened at the Manchester Central Convention Centre. Staff from Yorkshire Care Equipment, a...

Responsible Logistical Companies Covering Key Workers During COVID 19

Responsible logistics firm Clipper Group are enforcing social distancing measures using Gala Tent Marquees. The tents are being hauled up for ensuring clean, partitioned single file entry and exit from the warehouse compound. The company were also ..

Huge uptake in meal replacement bars donation offer

A Sunderland food company has had a huge take up of its offer to donate meal replacement bars to charities and food banks.

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