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South West Manufacturers Looking at Home Markets to Drive Growth

Last modified Sep 19, 2014 02:45 PM

Small to medium sized (SME) manufacturers in the South West identify sales into home markets as the most important way of achieving growth over the next five years, according to the latest Barometer survey from the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS).

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First Award for Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire High Growth Investment Programme

First Award for Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire High Growth Investment Programme

Last modified Sep 18, 2014 04:02 PM

Kamm Design Limited has secured grant funding to enable the business to further expand its development activities into the competitive carbon fibre triathlon cycle frame market. Funding was sourced from the grant programme launched earlier this year by the Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP, which is managed and operated by Blue Sky Corporate Finance.

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Ladder for the Black Country - an initiative for apprenticeships

Last modified Sep 11, 2014 02:02 PM

Helping businesses and young people prosper through apprenticeships

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HS2 Urges Firms to Sign up for £10bn Supply Chain Conference

HS2 Urges Firms to Sign up for £10bn Supply Chain Conference

Last modified Sep 11, 2014 08:57 AM

HS2 is about to meet with hundreds of firms and industry groups to get them geared up to bid for more than £10bn worth of contracts to build Britain’s new north-south high speed rail network, boosting jobs, skills and prosperity across the country.

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Advanced Structural Dynamics Evaluation Centre (ASDEC)

Advanced Structural Dynamics Evaluation Centre (ASDEC)

ASDEC, the UK's first commercial robotized 3D scanning laser structural dynamics centre is now operational at the MIRA Technology Park in the heart of the Midlands.

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English manufacturers target home comforts to boost long-term growth

English manufacturers target home comforts to boost long-term growth

Last modified Sep 10, 2014 09:52 AM

Plans for more staffing could create tens of thousands of new jobs in the supply base

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"Productivity increased by 200%, turnover increased by 160%, Winner of Best Diversification category 2012"

Mike Nicholson, MD
GripSure

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GripSure

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"The results have been immediate, both in terms of productivity and improvements to the working environment"

James Sweeting, Director
Lincoln & York

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Lincoln & York

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