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£100 million new funding for WMG’s work in the High Value Manufacturing Centre – will help create the technologies of tomorrow 

10 Aug 18

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP has announced today (Friday 10 th August 2018) that WMG, at the University of Warwick, has been awarded £100m in Government funding for WMG’s work in the High Value Manufacturing …

Protective coatings made by Indestructible – a family-owned company in Sparkhill 

9 Aug 18

‘ Indestructible Paint , a manufacturer of high performance paints and coatings, started in 1978 in a small workshop in Acocks Green.

Milestone-marking manufacturer completes six-figure investment 

8 Aug 18

A Warwickshire precision manufacturing company, which is marking 40 years in business, has completed a £700,000 investment drive.

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Solihull’s 3-year split bin problem: the suppliers’ responsibility? 

7 Aug 18

In December last year it was reported that   several of the brown recycling bins supplied to Solihull Council by Yorkshire manufacturer MGB Plastics were faulty .

Gavin visits Tarmac 

31 Jul 18

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the building materials and construction solutions business at the Hilton Industrial Estate.

These are the West Midlands’ most stolen cars – is your brand on the list? 

30 Jul 18

Police boss bidding to crank up pressure on manufacturers over security…

Jeremy Corbyn vows a Labour government will stop sending contracts abroad – and build in Britain instead 

24 Jul 18

Labour leader tells Birmingham manufacturers that everything from trains to massive military projects have been built overseas, and it has to stop…

Horror crash involving Sutton Coldfield-owned HammerChute microlight aircraft was due to ‘manufacturing fault’ 

23 Jul 18

Two people were injured after the powered parachute trike crashed at Luffenham Aerodrome in Rutland…

Salts Healthcare, now at Birmingham’s Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston. 

17 Jul 18

Last year Salts Healthcare , which manufactures medical devices, moved into the Apollo building in Birmingham’s Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston.

Gavin visits ERA 

4 Jul 18

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the home security experts at the i54 business park.

Numerous vehicles dangeroursly parked on double yellow lines at entrance exit to busy manufacturing units., 29th June 

29 Jun 18

For a couple of months numerous cars have been illegally parked on double yellow lines around the entrance to Tameside Drive and the Castle Bromwich Business Park.

Midlands manufacturers raise thousands for children’s charity on gruelling midnight trek 

21 Jun 18

A GROUP of Midlands manufacturers laced up their walking boots for a midnight hike across the Cotswolds in aid of a children’s charity.

Information ref new Average Speed ANPR Fixed Speed Cameras 

20 Jun 18

Request to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by dennis fallon .

More great firms exhibiting at Made in the Midlands Expo 

18 Jun 18

The Made in the Midlands annual exhibition is now just days away and once again, the event promises to be a major showcase for the Midlands’ manufacturing talent.

Visit Termate at stand 147 at the MiM Expo on Thursday 

18 Jun 18

Dan and Fintan will be on stand 147 on Thursday for the Made In The Midlands Exhibition at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Manufacturers waving the flag for Staffordshire at MIM Expo 

15 Jun 18

MIM members in Staffordshire will be out to impress visitors to this year’s exhibition at the Ricoh Arena.

Cutting edge manufacturers prepare for Made in the Midlands Expo 

15 Jun 18

Made in the Midlands members are making their final preparations ahead of this year’s annual exhibition.

New members out to make a big impression at Made in the Midlands Exhibition 

15 Jun 18

This year’s Made in the Midlands exhibition is just days away and is set to be a fantastic showcase for the Midlands manufacturing industry.

Find out how you can win a spa day when visiting ActOn Finishing stand at MIM 2018 Exhibition 

15 Jun 18

This year, on 21st of June, ActOn Finishing
team will be exhibiting at Made in the Midlands Exhibition 2018, the UK’s
largest regional manufacturing and engineering exhibition.

Plenty of reasons why this year’s MIM Expo is too good to miss 

14 Jun 18

This year’s Made in the Midlands exhibition is now only a week away and excitement is mounting for what promises to be one of the highlights of the Midlands manufacturing calendar.

Sorion featured in The Manufacturer 

14 Jun 18

Sorion’s work is featured in the latest issue of The Manufacturer magazine.

ONLY ONE WEEK TO GO ! MIM Exhibition 21-6-18 

14 Jun 18

Only one week to go to the Midlands Manufacturing Event of 2018 , the ” Made in the Midlands Exhibition” !!! And we will be there our first visit as an exhibitor so you must come along Stand 200  I am sure you will be impressed Stand 200 Ricoh…


13 Jun 18

Its quickly approaching the Midlands Manufacturing Event of 2018 , the ” Made in the Midlands Exhibition” and Nufast Limited will be at the forefront in our first appearance as an exhibitor.


12 Jun 18

With the Made in the Midlands exhibition just over a week away,
we are getting really excited to meet so many of you.


12 Jun 18

As manufacturers look to lightweight materials for improved fuel economy ,the associated fastening problems necessitate zero defects through inspection .