Managing director of Premier Mould Services Liam Eley ordered the machine at the recent MACH exhibition – making his company the first company in the UK to own a Milltap 700 machine.
After the 500 jobs created in South Wales in mid April, Honda has announced a further 500 jobs, to be created at its plant in Swindon, Wiltshire – boosting the plants total workforce to 3,500.
Expansion plans at car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover could result in the purchase of a new facility to house then distribute the growing number of vehicles it makes in the UK.
Life Technologies is expanding to meet rising demands for cell culture products used in drug R&D and production.
Indian-owned Tata Steel is set to invest £800m in upgrading its steel plants in Wales over the next five years.
Nissan’s decision to manufacture a new hatchback model at its Sunderland plant means 225 jobs will be created in the factory, with a further 900 jobs at companies in the supply chain.
Toilet roll manufacturer Accrol Papers has opened a new £6m warehouse in Blackburn, aided by a £1.4m grant from the Regional Growth Fund.
Producers of the soft drinks Rubicon and IRN-BRU AG Barr have announced that they will expand into the ice cream market with an investment of £40m to lease a new factory in Milton Keynes.