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.
The new headquarters in Crick, near Rugby is 260,000 sq ft large, costs £38m and incorporates both Butcher’s Pet Care’s central office and its core manufacturing facilities.
Wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa announced plans to build a major manufacturing facility in Leith, Scotland, today.
Material handling firm European Conveyor Systems (ECS) has aided a £2.5m project to expand fashion retailer Boden’s warehousing facilities in Leicester.
The latest phase of the new F-35 fifth generation stealthy fighter jet manufacturing facility opened today in Samlesbury, Lancashire.
EU assisted Enterprise Zones offer lots of benefits, but lack of clarity on the delivery mechanisms and whether or not 100% capital allowances will qualify for state aid means there are few signs of business investment yet. Will Stirling asks if Enterprise Zones can work for manufacturers.
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EDM specialist Erodex has reported a record year for turnover in 2011 with a further 15% rise in 2012.
Supermarket chain Morrisons announced plans to launch its own seafood processing business today.
The company has acquired an empty factory in Grimsby and is equipping it for seafood production by the end of 2012 in a move that will see it produce 10,000 tonnes of seafood every year.
The move represe…
PepsiCo is investing £14.4m to increase the capacity of its Quaker Oats site at Cupar, Scotland, and increase its headcount by 30.
The investment, which builds on last year’s investment spend of £8.5m, makes a total of £51m that parent company PepsiCo has spent at the Quaker site over the past d…