Mansfield manufacturer wins £1.3m hospital contract

Deanestor, the furniture and fit out specialist, has been awarded a £1.3m contract by Laing O’Rourke for the manufacture, supply and installation of furniture...

Manufacturing sector steadies following last year’s downturn

Following the downturn experienced for much of last year, the UK’s manufacturing sector has steadied in the start of 2020. Reduced levels of political uncertainty...

Industry partnership to safeguard nations manufacturers

Make UK, the nation’s manufacturing organisation, has partnered with Alcumus SafeContractor to reduce workplace accidents and increase sustainable growth. Manufactures regularly utilise contractors for their...

Chesterfield to enter into framework agreement with Talgo UK, setting out...

Talgo UK and Chesterfield Borough Council, have taken another step forward towards bringing advanced rail skills and technology to the town, with the delivery of...

Manufacturing business optimism surges at strongest pace since 2014

Manufacturers reported a surge in optimism in the three months to January, marking the largest upward swing in sentiment in a single quarter on...

Safety boot manufacturer kicks off extension works at Alfreton site

Construction is now underway on an extension at Rock Fall's "Unit 4," placed on the second generation family-owned safety boot manufacturer's Wimsey Way site...

Manufacturers investing more than ever in workforce health and wellbeing

With an alarming backdrop of ever-increasing skills shortages, rapid technological change and an ageing workforce, manufacturers are investing more than ever before in their...

Mansfield-based manufacturer completes £1.5m contract for secondary school

Mansfield-based Deanestor, one of the UK’s leading contract furniture specialists, completed a £1.5m contract to manufacture bespoke furniture and fit out over 200 rooms...

Northampton manufacturer sold to Swedish firm

Northampton manufacturer, Metrol Springs Ltd, has been sold to Swedish firm, Lesjöfors AB Group, for an undisclosed amount. Metrol Springs, a specialist in the design...

Castings company fined £60,000 after worker’s hand crushed in machine

A foundry company who cast parts for the automotive industry has been fined after an employee had two fingers amputated while attempting to clear...

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Derbyshire manufacturer targets growth following million pound machinery boost

A Derbyshire-based manufacturer is accelerating its growth plans after investing close to £1 million in new machinery with the support of Lloyds Bank Commercial...