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70-year milestone for Birmingham-based Edmar Engineering

A Birmingham manufacturer, set-up to help rebuild Britain’s industry after the Second World War, is celebrating its 70th birthday in style after completing a number of major new contracts. Edmar Engineering has used its expertise in small quantity machining, one-offs, … Continue reading

August 21, 2015

Made in the North East Awards 2015

Rewarding excellence in the North East manufacturing sector Due to the holiday period, Insider has extended the deadline for entries. The final deadline for entries is now 21st August 2015. If you believe your company should be recognised for your … Continue reading

August 14, 2015

SC21 success provides Northumberland manufacturer with silver lining

A Northumberland thermal management specialist has become one of the first manufacturers in the North East to secure a major quality accreditation for the aerospace and defence sector. Thermacore Europe, which celebrates 45 years in business in 2015, has taken … Continue reading

August 12, 2015

Eade lands ISME Gold Medal for contribution to manufacturing

A manufacturing support specialist who has assisted more than 2500 companies in her career has picked up a prestigious accolade from the Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering (ISME). Rachel Eade, Automotive Sector Lead for the Business Growth Service, has been … Continue reading

August 11, 2015

Telford firm sitting pretty with sales boost

A specialist seating manufacturer isn’t sitting back after seeing sales rise by a third and is now setting its sights on securing a record turnover in 2016. Shropshire-based Nomique, which designs and manufactures contemporary and ergonomic seating, saw revenue soar … Continue reading

August 10, 2015

Managing the ‘growing pains’ of North East manufacturing

Lorraine Holmes, Area Director of the Business Growth Service, explains why ambition needs to be carefully managed by North East manufacturers if they are to reach their full potential. Five years on from arguably the harshest global recession for decades … Continue reading

August 10, 2015

Bespoke North East furniture company takes a seat at Harrods

Bespoke furniture made in the North East is now on sale in the world’s most famous department store as the company behind it continues to grow. The Original Sofa Co. (OSC), which specialises in using traditional methods to manufacture high … Continue reading

August 10, 2015

Growth fund gets behind Oddballs’ expansion plans

The business model behind a unique clothing company run by three people with strong North East sporting connections has proved to be anything but pants after it pulled in a six figure outside investment. Oddballs Apparel designs, manufactures and retails … Continue reading

August 10, 2015

Improve Your Productivity Workshops – A fresh perspective

Improve Your Productivity Workshops – A fresh perspective Do you want your manufacturing business to be more productive? 84% of manufacturers tell us they need to improve their productivity. Is your business one of those? If you are a key … Continue reading

July 31, 2015

South East Manufacturer Doubles Staff and Exports Thanks to Business Growth Service

A small manufacturer of water, waste, marine diesel fuel tanks has seen its staffing levels double since 2006, after receiving regular support and advice from the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), now part of the Business Growth Service. Following advice from … Continue reading

July 22, 2015

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