North West manufacturer Headen & Quarmby is aiming to quadruple volumes and take on 30 new staff in 2013 after it was featured in the Mary Portas series ‘The Bottom Line’.
Manufacturers are continually searching for innovation that sticks. And for sign-maker MTM Labels that is only too literal as the company continues to produce labels and signs for factories and machinery that stay in place and in good condition throughout the product life.
After its purchase of Norwegian Seals earlier this week, industrial belting firm Fenner is to buy specialist hose manufacturer Mandals and Florida-based American Industrial Plastics.
The former luxury clothing factory of Aquascutum in Corby, Northamptonshire, has been sold to a company pledging to recruit up to 30 staff.
Mulberry plans to add 15 overseas stores to its existing 55 in a push to take advantage of growing spending power in emerging markets despite a decrease in growth this year.
Clothing brand Barbour and partners open a new training centre, the Barbour Academy, to revive careers in the North East textile industry.
Toilet roll manufacturer Accrol Papers has opened a new £6m warehouse in Blackburn, aided by a £1.4m grant from the Regional Growth Fund.
The owner of glass manufacturer Pilkington, Nippon Sheet Glass, announced plans to lay off 150 UK employees by the end of April 2012 today.
Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG), which is in the process of cutting 3,500 jobs worldwide, will close one of its production lines in the UK in a move to cut costs by 20bn ye…