In a bid to renew enthusiasm for its brand, JLR consulted union representatives over compulsory weekend working hours and a £200m investment at the plant in Castle Bromwich, and is now set to invest.
German carmaker BMW will invest £250m in its UK factories over the next three years, in order to boost the production of the Mini at plants in Swindon, Birmingham and Oxford.
After a year of growth not forecast by senior management at the company, plans to invest £60m in new acquisitions are now on the menu for R&R Ice Cream.
Samuel Taylor Limited invested £160,000 on new equipment to face an increase in demand for precious metal contacts and contact materials.
Ypiocam Brazil's second largest drinks manufacturer was snapped up for a healthy £300m yesterday by UK-based Diageo. The deal has doubled Diageo's size in the country's market.
Planning permission for a new £60m manufacturing facility in Solihull has been given to Aero Engine Controls, a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Goodrich.