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Company Behind Cadbury to Invest in Bournville Site

Company Behind Cadbury to Invest in Bournville Site

Investment plans of £15 million have been announced by Mondelēz International, makers of Cadbury Dairy Milk, BelVita, Maynard’s Bassetts and OREO. The investment will go into its Bournville site, including £11 millon to create a new line of the future for Cadbury Dairy Milk tablets as the company consolidates the majority of its tablet production …

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Manufacturing Grant Available for Innovative Robotics Startups

Manufacturing Grant Available for Innovative Robotics Startups

CNC machining specialist and manufacturing partner, Get It Made has announced a brand new initiative aimed at innovative startups in the robotics industry who could be eligible to receive a manufacturing grant of up to £2,500. Get It Made, which works alongside top UK universities, established household names and early stage startups, is developing a …

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Edwin James Group Expands Apprenticeship Scheme

Edwin James Group Expands Apprenticeship Scheme

Edwin James Group is launching a programme to expand its apprenticeship scheme from 10 to 15 per cent of the total workforce over the next two years. The move marks National Apprenticeship Week and forms part of the company’s ambitious growth plans. The company’s chief executive Derek Smith started his career as an apprentice and …

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Research Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions and Save Money

A world-first research project to develop a new way of recovering waste heat from industry and decarbonise heating and cooling through new hydrogen technologies, has been launched by a team led by London South Bank University (LSBU). The project will investigate new ways of providing heating and cooling from energy intensive industries including steel, glass, paper and food etc. The new …

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Invest Now If You Can – to Help Yourself, Your Customers and the Supply Chain

Invest Now If You Can – to Help Yourself, Your Customers and the Supply Chain

Paul Norbury, founder and chief executive of Cardwave Is investing in difficult times an oxymoron? Perhaps, but if you’re an enabler for other manufacturing businesses, sometimes it’s a risk you have to take to allow the entire supply chain to be ready for better times. As an electronics supplier often involved at the design stage …

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FIS Chemicals Secures Additional Funding from IGF

FIS Chemicals Secures Additional Funding from IGF

Specialised chemical manufacturer, FIS Chemicals, has secured a £1.7 million asset based lending facility from Independent Growth Finance (IGF). The funds raised through invoice discounting and a property loan, were used to support an MBI and to provide working capital to support the growth of the business. Aberdeen-based, FIS Chemicals Ltd have been established since …

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New Technology Leads to Contactless Car Rental Automation Services

New Technology Leads to Contactless Car Rental Automation Services

Humax, a total mobility platform provider, has signed a contract with Saudi Arabian business WTC Auto Rent – the leading car rental organisation in the Middle East. This new agreement will see Humax supply WTC with the RAiDEA mobility service platform (powered by its affiliated company, Alticast) for contactless car rental automation services. RAiDEA is …

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ABB Recognised as a Top Employer in the UK

ABB Recognised as a Top Employer in the UK

ABB UK has been recognised as an employer of choice, having been awarded Top Employers certification by the Top Employers Institute, the global authority recognizing excellence in people practices. Assessed by an independent certification company, the Top Employers programme certifies organisations based on the participation and results of their HR Policies and Best Practices. This …

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