A Somerset company which manufactures a range of innovative, research based probiotic products has increased its turnover by 40 per cent and is exporting to over 50 countries after investing £500,000 in state-of-the-art equipment following support from the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS).
Businesses across Kirklees are being encouraged to help to boost the number of apprenticeships on offer by taking part in the 100-day challenge. To mark National Apprenticeship Week (3rd - 7th March), the Council’s Apprenticeship Hub team, is looking for 100 pledges from businesses between now and June to explore taking on an apprentice.
Developing new products and providing more technical expertise to its customer base has helped a Beverley-based manufacturer grow its sales to nearly £8m…a 40% increase in the last year. Hodgson Sealants, which employs 45 people at its Belprin Road facility, added nearly £3m of new business across the construction, glazing and transport sectors, including securing a £2m contract previously completed on the continent.
Small to medium sized (SME) manufacturers in the South West are set to make substantial financial investments in order to meet expected new demand, according to the recent Manufacturing Barometer Survey from the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS).
Barrie Hensby, chief executive, NEL Fund Managers - Over the last four years, North East businesses have had a distinct advantage over competitors elsewhere in the country, and it’s one that any regional manufacturing firms looking to expand should be actively considering as a way of getting ahead.
Coventry (April 4, 2014). A contract to supply window regulators for the new Nissan Qashqai is creating more jobs at Coventry automotive supplier Brose UK.