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Reed Boardall completes work on largest and most modern cold store in the UK

Leading temperature controlled food storage and distribution businesses, Reed Boardall, has completed a 12 month multi-million pound project to further expand its dedicated, single...

NECIT Services welcomes support for UK’s offshore wind supply chain

NECIT Services has welcomed the government’s decision to tighten up subsidy rules surrounding offshore wind projects – saying it will generate huge economic benefits...

Specialist Glass Products shortlisted at the Insider Made in Yorkshire Awards

With tremendous growth and development over the past 12-months, bespoke glass manufacturer, Specialist Glass Products, has been shortlisted for Manufacturer of the Year (under 25m) at the Insider Made in Yorkshire Awards.

Yorkshire manufacturing firm keeping the fizz in lucrative Latin American soft drinks market

Yorkshire-based CO2 Sustain LTD a business specialising in helping soft drinks manufacturers maintain the fizz in their beverages for longer is expanding operations to meet rising demand from Latin and South American countries.

‘Pontins meets Palm Springs’ – Willerby backs upcycling venture making caravans cool

Imagine a pre-loved static caravan upcycled into a modern holiday home, complete with a seventies vintage twist and a large dose of retro. That’s the...

Marsden Secures queen’s award for Innovation

A Rotherham-based medical device company which helped an A&E nurse to realise the potential in her idea to administer potentially life-saving treatment has been...

Salamander Fabrications shows support for metal thefts UK clampdown

At least 1,225 UK metal thefts valued at £1.7 million have been reported since January 2019, according to figures released by the British Transport...

Scott Bros donates free compost to Teesside’s gardeners

Scott Bros has donated more than 40 tons of high-quality compost to help green-fingered Teessiders get the best from their gardens, allotments, and window...

CoreRFID has recruited brothers Matt and Tim Clancy to its software development team

The brothers from Leigh, Greater Manchester, both graduated from the same computer software engineering course at Bolton University this year. Matt was initially recruited...

MC Construction completes £1.5m project at Master Builders Solutions UK

A £1.5m revamp of the headquarters of Master Builders Solutions UK to accommodate an expanding workforce has been completed. Salford-based MC Construction was the main contractor for the project.

The Vita Group wins industry awards for its advanced sustainable foam technology

The Vita Group, Europe’s leading flexible foam solutions provider, has won two prominent awards at the world leading furniture trade fair Interzum in recognition...

Aquaspira sets course for zero carbon drainage pipe product

Manufacturer Aquaspira, which specialises in producing large low carbon pipes for the housing, utilities and infrastructure industries, is on course to deliver on ambitious targets to reduce its embodied carbon by 50% by 2023 - with its sights set on

Willerby launches recruitment drive amid surging demand for holiday homes

Holiday home industry leader Willerby has launched a major recruitment drive as it increases production to meet surging demand.

Environment, ethics and wellbeing at the heart of Wrights Food Group’s new appointments

Crewe-based Wrights Food Group has appointed two new senior members of the team whose combined focus includes environmental, ethical and wellbeing issues. Bringing a combined...

Leading UK Industrialist Jon Bolton appointed as Chairman of the Materials Processing Institute

Leading industrialist, Jon Bolton has been appointed as Chairman of Middlesbrough-based research and innovation centre, the Materials Processing Institute. He replaces retiring Chairman Bob Ruddlestone,...

Baker & Baker launched as a standalone business to facilitate growth

Wirral-headquartered Baker & Baker, a specialist European bakery products manufacturer, has today been formally launched following the separation of CSM Bakery Solutions. The €400m turnover...

Quantum Science moves into new lab space at Sci-Tech Daresbury

Quantum Science, a leading material science company, has opened a new office and laboratory at Techspace One at Sci-Tech Daresbury, as part of a...

CoreRFID continues to build Irish client base

An asset management software firm is maintaining its leading position in Ireland as the supplier of automated safety inspections systems with a new client win.

Family car retailer launches ‘JCT600 Approved’ brand

Yorkshire-based family-owned motor retailer JCT600 is launching its own ‘JCT600 Approved’ seal of approval for used cars as the company celebrates the re-opening of...

Another lift as CoreRFID adds firm to growing client list

Asset management software firm CoreRFID is supplying its market leading automated safety inspection solution for Hawk Lifting, one of the most high-profile firms in the lifting industry.

The Vita Group accelerates investment plans following completion of Italian acquisition

The Vita Group, Europe’s leading flexible foam solutions provider, has begun a comprehensive multimillion investment programme following the completion of its purchase of Italian...

Wilton Engineering continues recruitment drive to deliver pipeline of projects

Wilton Engineering has continued to expand its workforce with the addition of 45 new recruits with plans to create further jobs. In the past 12...

Heald Ltd and Swedish security company Intergate sign distributor agreement

Heald, a world-class innovator in the field of perimeter security technology and the largest manufacturer of quality security equipment in the UK, has announced...

Yorkshire medtech business wins contract to provide Sellafield workforce with at-home lateral flow COVID...

Following a successful pilot scheme, an innovative Yorkshire-based business that was launched last spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has joined forces with...

Deals agreed as Infex’s superbug program heads for clinic

Alderley Park-based Infex Therapeutics has taken another step forward in progressing MET-X, its new treatment to tackle super bugs that patients around the world...

Ainscough welcomes first ever crane operator apprentices

Ainscough Crane Hire has reiterated its commitment to supporting the next generation of crane professionals by welcoming the debut intake of its first ever...

Fleetex look back at how has the pandemic has impacted the commercial transport industry?

COVID19 has impacted just about every area of society and, by extension, industry. The commercial transport industry has both suffered and benefited from the...

Chemical company urges diligence amid surge in disinfectant sales

A Yorkshire chemical company is offering advice on sourcing compliant and effective disinfectants as sales of key biocidal products soar with businesses clamouring to...

Collaboration of three businesses results in launch of new Yorkshire-based frozen food venture

Three experienced food businesses have joined forces to launch a new frozen ingredients supply venture, headquartered in Yorkshire, that will offer a huge amount...

Leeds gas distributor donates cash and building materials to local charity

A Leeds gas distributor has donated money and building materials to a local charity which supports the vulnerable in Leeds, as it builds the...

Investment in Manufacturing Facilities Brings Further Growth for Intastop

A planned £200,000 investment by Doncaster based business, Intastop Ltd, in design, manufacturing and assembly functions has allowed it to diversify and manufacture its own range of core products.

The Vita Group aims for 50% of products to have sustainable alternatives by 2030

The Vita Group, Europe’s leading flexible foam solutions provider, has launched a bold new sustainability strategy laying down the group’s aspirations and objectives across...

Renewable energy expert moves into 18,209 sq ft premises in Leeds

The Phoenix Works has secured a 10-year lease on an industrial unit — owned and managed by Brighouse-based commercial and industrial lettings specialist and...

Supply Technologies sets out plans to expand PPE division

Supply Technologies has set out plans to expand the national coverage of its Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) division. The company, which has a network of...

Second Acquisition During Pandemic for Successful Yorkshire Candle and Soap Making Manufacturers Set to...

A Yorkshire-based business, Supplies for Candles LTD, that have been the lifeline for hundreds of other small businesses throughout the pandemic, is celebrating further...

Inprotec installs industrial-scale lead melting plant for US manufacturer

Wakefield-based Thermal and metallurgical engineering firm Inprotec has completed a six-figure contract to supply a major US manufacturer with a state-of-the-art lead melting plant.

iMist appoints ex-Kier CEO as chair following PE investment

Haydn Mursell, the former CEO of Kier Group, has been appointed as chair of fast-growing Hull-based water mist fire suppression business iMist following a...

Lightico recruits Sales Director and six-strong sales team to take Covid killing lights to...

Lightico, the manufacturer of the Pioneering anti-microbial luminaire CleanLight, has recruited a new sales team and experienced Sales Director, Andy Mosedale, to take their...

UK steel industry could expand in transition to Zero Carbon future, report reveals

The decarbonisation of the steel industry provides Britain with an opportunity to stimulate domestic production and take a lead in the new Green Industrial...

Bradford-based The Label Makers acquired by Spanish printing group

The Label Makers, a specialist label manufacturer based in Bradford, UK, has been sold to Spanish printing group Printeos. Founded by John Webster in 1963,...

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