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Read the latest stories about the region’s manufacturing and industrial companies. Covering Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, the North West, North East and Yorkshire.

FK Group appoints specialist marketing partner

Altrincham headquartered FK Group has appointed Chester-based B2B marketing agency The Armstrong Partnership as its industry specialist marketing partner. Established in 1979, FK Group is...

Peggy marks Moody Logistics’ 75th anniversary with starring role at Beamish

Vintage truck Peggy enjoyed a four day starring role at the world famous Beamish open air museum as part of her owner’s 75th anniversary...

Work underway on £2m showroom and workshop as Pelican Engineering invests in additional Castleford...

Yorkshire-based family business Pelican Engineering is making a £2m investment in a new showroom, offices and workshop in Castleford for its fast-growing Yutong business...

Only one in eight business owners aware of Super Deduction Tax Relief

The Super Deduction Tax Break began in April 2021 to provide businesses with an incentive to make additional investments in machinery and tools, and...

Customer service focus as new recruits join Oscrete

Two customer service professionals have joined the Oscrete UK construction team. Sarah McCoy and Simon Clarke have joined the specialist construction chemical supplier adding to...

Spencer Group appointed to major construction programme by ports operator ABP

Leading civil engineering and construction contractor Spencer Group has been appointed by Associated British Ports (ABP) to be part of a major national investment programme.

Industry experts appointed to strengthen Materials Processing Institute board

The Materials Processing Institute has appointed two industry experts as non-executive directors to further strengthen its position as a national centre for research and...

Spencer Group and Slipform Engineering combine for cement silo project as construction boom drives...

Leading design and build contractors Spencer Group and specialist contractor Slipform Engineering are delivering a huge new cement handling facility to meet soaring construction industry demand.

Mechan highly commended for innovation

Sheffield-based rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, is in the running for a national accolade celebrating the achievements of those pushing the industry forward.

Project Solar UK Survey Reveals Spiralling Energy Bills Triggering Manchester Residents to Consider Solar...

Survey from leading solar panel installer shows active consideration for alternative energy sources as electricity prices soar

World class Brighouse welded mesh manufacturer upskills team with ‘Lean’ training

As part of its vision to be a world class manufacturer, Siddall and Hilton Products, one of Brighouse’s largest employers, is celebrating successfully training...

5 star homebuilder supports local people and Contractors with new employment opportunities

5 star homebuilder, David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West, is creating multiple employment opportunities ahead of the launch of its brand new development in Burley...

Seventy-year celebration drives seven figure month turnover for Gala Tent

Rotherham-based Marquee and Gazebo retailer Gala Tent has posted record revenues for May after the country was gripped by planning street parties to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. After a bumper 2021 in the wake of the COVID-..

Materials Processing Institute leads on national green steel hydrogen pilot project

The Materials Processing Institute is leading an exciting £270,000 project this summer to demonstrate green steelmaking innovation in the UK. It will replace coke and...

Wrights reports sweet growth and investment for 2022

A spike in customer demand for high volumes of sweet bakery products from the Wrights Food Group is behind a £1m investment project. With the...

Bradford Manufacturing Weeks organisers pledge to ‘change futures’ with 2022 campaign

Local schools and manufacturers are being mobilised as the Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2022 careers initiative announced its ambitions at a launch event last week. Apprentices,...

Zonegreen updates safety at historic rail depot

Rail safety specialists at Sheffield-based Zonegreen have installed the latest version of their flagship depot protection system at one of the first facilities to ever invest in the technology.

NOF signs key partner agreement with Make UK

NOF, the UK business development organisation for the energy sector, has entered into a new partnership with Make UK, which champions and celebrates Britain’s...

Lawyer warns of workplace unrest as Britain gears up for Jubilee

Jubilee celebrations could be marred by workplace unrest if employers fail to deal correctly with holiday and pay issues involving their staff, a leading employment lawyer has warned.

Innovation and collaboration catalyst for intense growth at Multi-Lab

Newcastle based Multi-lab, one of the leading High Purity Natural and Synthetic Quartz Glass distributors in Europe has reported impressive post-pandemic growth with an...

Reed Boardall New Driver Academy Goes From Strength to Strength

Boroughbridge-based Reed Boardall, one of the leading providers of cold storage and distribution services to food producers and retailers across the UK, is tackling...

Peter Duffy Limited Celebrates 50 Years in Business

Peter Duffy Ltd, the civil engineering company headquartered in Wakefield, is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a family-owned business, which today employs 180 local people across its sites in Yorkshire.

Business Productivity Programme helps Blake UK tune in to new phase of growth

A family-run manufacturing company, which has served Sheffield for over 50 years, is hoping to tune in to a new phase of growth after...

Cloud Expert HTG On Expansion Trail To Hit £30M Turnover

North East secure cloud expert HTG is on the move, as part of an ambitious plan to reach the £30m turnover mark and increase heacount to 150.

New report reveals vital considerations to mitigate soaring commercial energy prices

New report by commercial energy broker and utilities consultancy Advantage Utilities reveals vital considerations to mitigate soaring commercial energy prices.

Boroughbridge logistics business helps local primary school children learn more about the food supply...

Yorkshire-based cold storage and transport business Reed Boardall in Boroughbridge has been helping local pupils learn more about how their food gets from ‘farm...

Sustainable aviation fuel industry could bring thousands of jobs to North West but Government...

New modelling by the Global Britain Commission (GBC) shows that a UK Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) industry could be worth £16.7bn a year in exports by 2050, supporting around 130,000 highly paid jobs.

Fulcrum embarks on recruitment drive to support growth in EV charging division

Fulcrum, the leading independent net-zero focused multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, is expanding its EV charging division with the creation of a dozen new...
Expanded lab leads to Bradford job creation at Oscrete UK

Expanded lab leads to Bradford job creation at Oscrete UK

Oscrete UK has doubled its laboratory capacity to produce more products to help with challenges in the construction industry. The manufacturer, based on Rutland Road...

Materials Processing Institute to contribute expertise to United Nations decarbonisation initiative

Three senior figures from the Materials Processing Institute have been invited to contribute to a United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) initiative to decarbonise...

Wirral-Headquartered Bakery Demonstrates Strong Growth In First Year

Baker & Baker has reported a turnover of €450M and growth of 14% in its inaugural year.

Lord Mayor welcomes environmental specialist to university innovation hub

The Lord Mayor of Leeds recently welcomed a global environmental protection specialist to University of Leeds’ innovation hub, Nexus.

Fortune Flows For New Manchester Piping Company

A newly launched Manchester-headquartered independent stockist of metric and ISO stainless steel piping systems is celebrating a successful first quarter performance.

Naylors Gavin Black secures substantial Durham industrial letting

Independent property consultancy Naylors Gavin Black has driven a significant deal, which will see cutting-edge electronics firm PragmatIC Semiconductor move to a bigger site...

BPI Auctions defeats odds raising over £90,000 for landlords of Trufab Ltd

Following the liquidation of Trufab Ltd, a leading UK supplier of high-quality stainless steel fabrication components to the food, pharmaceutical and machinery industries, the...

Oakes Energy Services delivers renewable energy system to heat state-of-the-art Darlington Farmers Auction Mart

Oakes Energy Services has helped the new multi-million-pound Darlington farmers auction mart become one of the most environmentally conscious in the UK with the...

Stockport Solar Company Conducts Research Revealing Electricity Price Hikes Lead 62% of UK Residents...

The leading installer and retailer of solar panels in the UK, Project Solar UK, has undertaken research around the impact of the increasing cost of electricity revealing increasing interest in moving to solar energy.

Torvex Energy unveils game changing process to create green hydrogen from seawater

Torvex Energy has worked closely with the Material Processing Institute to validate an innovative and “game changing” method of generating environmentally-friendly hydrogen from seawater...

Ecogee Commits To Combating Region’s Fuel Poverty By Installing Energy Saving Measures In More...

Energy and Construction specialists Ecogee are playing a pivotal role in the region’s bid to combat fuel poverty by installing energy saving measures in...

Scott Bros warns red diesel ban will impact circular economy and the drive to...

Scott Bros has estimated the ban on red diesel will cost it an extra £1.5m per year and have a disproportionate effect on eco-friendly...

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