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Hexcel takes full ownership of Formax

American corporation Hexcel has acquired full ownership of Leicester company Formax UK, just a year after acquiring a 50% interest in the privately-owned company. Formax is...

Mansfield business recognised for 15 years of outstanding service

Mansfield-based TIS, one of the UK’s leading fire, security and communications specialists, has received a prestigious award from GENT, a leading manufacturer of fire...

Leading food manufacturer partners with University of Leicester to help drive...

A leading British food manufacturer is harnessing the expertise of scientists at the University of Leicester to bring innovation and academic insight into its...

Nottingham manufacturer sees 21% increase in sales

A Nottingham firm has celebrated its fifth birthday in style, after smashing its sales target for 2015. Boards Direct, which specialises in visual display products,...

Rolton Group caps fine year with visit from Energy Minister

Rolton Group, the multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, capped a fine year when it received an end-of year visit from Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom. Leadsom came to...

New fast-track programme launched to bridge industry skills gap

Responding to skills shortages in the utilities and energy industries, a new programme has been launched which aims to replace segmented approaches to skills...

Iconic motorcycle manufacturer back in the black

Leicestershire's iconic motorcycle maker, Triumph Motorcycle Group, has returned to the black, despite turnover dipping from £364.4m to £341.3m, due to currency fluctuations. The company posted pre-tax...

2015: Year in review – TJ Moir, A1 Flues

Has 2015 gone better, worse or as expected for your business? In November, A1’s order book topped £5m for the first time in our history....

Success looms for textiles manufacturer with aid of D2N2 grant

A £123,000 grant from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership has enabled Mansfield-based textiles manufacturer Toray Textiles Europe (TTEL) to invest in new looms and...

Manufacturing export orders improve, but remain a concern – CBI

The UK’s manufacturers have seen an improvement in total and export orders in December, but still expect their output to contract mildly over the...

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Derby rallies to form Rolls-Royce Action Group

Rolls-Royce recently announced the loss of 4,600 jobs globally over the next two years. Leaders from across the Derby, and beyond, pledged their support for...

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