Investment in software keeps £10m target in sight for Alucast

Plans to become a £10m company by 2018 have moved forward for Alucast with the acquisition of new casting simulation software.

Published on Tue 04 Aug 2015 | More ›

Norton Motorcycles reveals £7.5m project to boost skills and manufacturing

A new training academy and manufacturing facilities have been announced as part of a £7.5m project by Norton Motorcycles.

Published on Thu 30 Jul 2015 | More ›

Renishaw posts ‘incredible’ results as turnover nears £500m

Renishaw, the metrology and engineering company, had investors jumping for joy this morning as its full year statement revealed record turnover of nearly £495m, record profits...

Published on Wed 29 Jul 2015 | More ›

Aeromet bought by Privet Capital

Aeromet, a UK based manufacturer of metal castings for the aerospace industry, has been sold to Privet Capital by Black Diamond Capital Management for an undisclosed fee.

Published on Tue 28 Jul 2015 | More ›

GKN strengthens position as supplier to aerospace sector with £499m acquisition of Fokker

GKN has acquired the Fokker Technologies Group from Arle Capital for £499m.

Published on Tue 28 Jul 2015 | More ›

Growth in manufacturing tempered by weaker exports and strong pound

Manufacturing growth continued in the three months to July, but exports are set to weaken, according to a survey from CBI.

Published on Mon 27 Jul 2015 | More ›

Brandauer aims for growth with new division

A Birmingham company’s ambitions to double turnover to £15m have moved forward with a significant investment in new facilities and equipment.

Published on Fri 24 Jul 2015 | More ›

Production and productivity on the rise for UK car manufacturers

Britain’s car manufacturers are experiencing increased levels of output and higher productivity, according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders....

Published on Thu 23 Jul 2015 | More ›

Boeing to delilver five 777 Freighters in deal valued at over $1.5bn

Boeing is to build five 777 Freighters for EVA Air in a deal valued at over $1.5bn.

Published on Wed 22 Jul 2015 | More ›

Investment by Sarginsons Industries creates jobs and brings testing in-house

A West Midlands engineering firm has made an investment that is expected to improve its position as one of the UK’s leading aluminium diecasting experts.

Published on Wed 22 Jul 2015 | More ›