Posts Tagged ‘Manufacturing UK’

Baroness rolls out new facilities at manufacturing plant

Comments Off | 03-31-2012

Business Minister Baroness Wilcox today officially opened new £6 million state-of-the-art operating space at the UK’s leading independent soft tissue converters.
The Minister visited Accrol Papers Ltd in Blackburn, Lancashire where she toured the new 120,000 square foot offices and warehouse facility and met with workers before unveiling a plaque onsite.
Founded in 1993, Accrol Papers has

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Vince Cable Speech: EEF National Manufacturing Conference 2012, QEII Centre

Comments Off | 03-7-2012

I have just come back from the Geneva Motorshow, where another resounding win for British manufacturing was announced this morning. I had the pleasure of joining Nissan as it unveiled its new “INVITATION” model and confirmed it is going to invest £125m in building the vehicle at its plant in Sunderland.

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New manufacturing advisory service launched

Comments Off | 01-4-2012

A new national programme which will focus on helping small and medium manufacturing businesses to grow has officially launched, Business Minister Mark Prisk and the Manufacturing Advisory Consortium (MAC) announced today.
The new Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) is now available to all manufacturing businesses across England. It will be delivered by the MAC, which is comprised

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Contract for new Manufacturing Advisory Service signed

Comments Off | 12-15-2011

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has today signed a contract with the Manufacturing Advisory Consortium (MAC) to deliver the new Manufacturing Advisory Service in England.
The Consortium, compromised of Grant Thornton UK LLP, Pera, WM Manufacturing Consortium Ltd and SWMAS Ltd., was awarded the contract in October 2011.
The Manufacturing Advisory Service will continue to

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Champions asked to help celebrate and show that manufacturers ‘Make it in Great Britain’

Comments Off | 10-25-2011

A call will go out tomorrow to Britain’s business community asking them to champion UK manufacturing and show the best of British industry throughout 2012.
Make it in Great Britain is a new campaign aimed at transforming outdated opinions of UK manufacturing. The campaign will culminate in an exhibition during Olympic Games time that will celebrate

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New help for manufacturers could generate £1.5bn growth and create 23,000 jobs

Comments Off | 10-16-2011

A new nationally operated Manufacturing Advisory Service will focus on helping small and medium sized manufacturers to grow, Business Minister Mark Prisk announced today.
The new service will be delivered by the Manufacturing Advisory Consortium (MAC) and will help create an estimated £1.5bn in economic growth, 23,000 jobs and safeguard 50,000 jobs.
The Manufacturing Advisory Service will

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Renishaw to acquire Bosch manufacturing facility

Comments Off | 06-29-2011

Renishaw, the UK-based engineering company, announced a series of initiatives designed to provide the additional capacity required for its anticipated business growth over the longer term. These include the acquisition of the soon to be vacant Bosch manufacturing facility, located to the west of Cardiff, Wales, and the submission of planning applications to extend three

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Provexis plc acquires sports nutrition products manufacturer, Science in Sport Ltd

Comments Off | 06-18-2011

Provexis plc, the life-science business that discovers, develops and licenses scientifically-proven functional food, medical food and dietary supplement technologies, announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to purchase the entire issued share capital of SiS (Science in Sport) Limited.
Stephen Moon, Chief Executive Officer of Provexis plc, noted that Science in Sport is a

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Hempel acquires UK-based decorative coatings manufacturer Crown Paints

Comments Off | 06-13-2011

Danish-based company, Hempel, announced Friday the acquisition of UK-based decorative coatings manufacturer, Crown Paints Ltd. The move comes as part of the company’s One Hempel – One Ambition growth strategy.
The Decorative segment represents a significant part of the global coatings industry and is expected to keep growing. Therefore, the acquisition of a company strong in

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Climaveneta acquires chiller distribution in UK from the Swiss based Walter Meier Group

Comments Off | 05-25-2011

Climaveneta has acquired the chiller distribution in UK from the Swiss based Walter Meier Group. Following the acquisition in 2009 of its distributor in Poland and in February 2011 of an independent distributor in India, the purchase of Walter Meier (Climate UK) Ltd. is a further step in Climaveneta’s strategy of growth in key markets.
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