GSK will collaborate with the US National Institutes of Health in a project to develop vaccinations to combat the Ebola virus.

GSK consortium to fast track Ebola vaccine trials

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline will be part of an international consortium aiming to fast track trials of a vaccine to tackle the Ebola outbreak. GSK will collaborate with the US National Institutes of Health in researching...
Epicor awarded best value ERP vendor

Epicor awarded best value ERP vendor

Epicor ERP Awarded Best Overall Value and Scores Highest on ERP Value Index Providing “More Bang for the Buck” than the Average Vendor. Epicor Software Corporation today announced that its next-generation Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP)...
Today's Bank of England figures have produced more disappointment over the amount of money being lent to SMEs under the Funding for Lending scheme.

Further drop in SME lending casts more doubt over FFL

Lending to UK SMEs has dropped for the second consecutive quarter, casting further doubt over the government's Funding for Lending scheme. New figures published today showed that under the Funding for Lending (FLS) scheme, net...
Are you breaking waste laws without even realising?

Are you breaking waste laws without even realising?

With The Government vowing to give the Environment Agency £5million towards combating waste crime over the next two years, one waste management company wants to educate the manufacturing industry of how this will affect them. ...
Reece Group move into Armstrong Works

Reece Group move into Armstrong Works

Following the Reece Group’s acquisition of Armstrong Works in 2012, the first of its engineering companies has started its move into the iconic Scotswood Road site. Responsive Engineering, which was formed by a merger of...
New CEO at Brandauer, Rowan Crozier (right) and out-going CEO, David Spears (left)

Brandauer names new chief executive officer

One of Birmingham’s manufacturers has a new man at the helm after its well-known managing director stepped down to prepare for retirement. Brandauer, which was formed in 1862, has announced that Rowan Crozier has...
The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP lit a ceremonial candle and unveiled a plaque to commemorate the Rhodes India inauguration. Mr Clegg congratulated Group Rhodes on their investment in Bangalore and wished them every success in India.  Group Rhodes Managing Director, Mark Ridgway OBE, DL is also in the photograph.

Deputy Prime Minister inaugurates new Group Rhodes Indian facility

A new Group Rhodes purpose build facility in Bangalore, India has been officially opened by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. Group Rhodes is one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of special purpose machinery for advanced applications...
Made in the Midlands welcomes new COO

Made in the Midlands welcomes new COO

Manufacturing body Made in the Midlands has promoted one of its founding group directors to the newly created role of chief operating officer. Charles Addison will take up the new position as the regional group...
The letter signed by 130 companies has urged Scotland's electorate to vote No in next month's referendum poll.

Scottish manufacturers cast doubts over independence

Some of Scotland’s largest manufacturers are among the companies to sign a letter saying the business case for independence had yet to be made. In a letter published in today’s Scotsman newspaper, signatories from 130...
Production at Nissan's Sunderland site, where it manufactures the Qashqai and Leaf vehicles, resumed yesterday after halting last Monday.

Nissan production resumes at Sunderland facility

Car production has resumed at Nissan's Sunderland factory after shutting down last week following maintenance work taking longer than expected. Following workers returning last Monday after the summer shut down, problems arose in the factory’s...


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