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West Midlands Producers 16 Apr 17
Subcon Laser Cutting, based in Nuneaton, invests in the latest technology available to keep at the forefront of a rapidly changing and challenging manufacturing environment.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 26 Mar 17
Warrior Doors in Tyseley
Warrior Doors Ltd is an SME manufacturing company making stainless steel, aluminium and fully glazed high security doors for commercial properties, industrial premises, banks, bullion dealers, jewellers, local authority housing and housing…
West Midlands Producers 5 Mar 17
Aquapak Polymers, a sustainable plastics manufacturer, is relocating from Kings Norton to new 50,000 sq ft production base at Hollymoor Point, Rubery.
West Midlands Producers 25 Feb 17
Zaun, which makes high security and perimeter systems steel fencing, has an extensive range of perimeter fencing , high security fencing , sports equipment , automatic electric gates , security bollards and hostile vehicle mitigation…
West Midlands Producers 27 Jan 17
Walsall-based Albert Jagger is a large manufacturer and suppliers to the commercial vehicle bodybuilder, boat builder, agricultural and engineering industries in the UK.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 12 Dec 16
Thermotec Plastics , based in Electra Park, Witton, is a Birmingham-based plastic and composites manufacturer, ‘bespoke supplier’ of engineered solutions in vacuum forming/thermoforming, polyurethane mouldings and super lightweight composites…
West Midlands Producers 22 Oct 16
StadiArena’s unique technology was developed by StadiArena founder, managing partner , accountant and former professional footballer Paul Fletcher (below right) in 2004, before he set up the business in 2007.
West Midlands Producers 1 Oct 16
In April this year the press reported that after three years of trial and research, Glastonbury Festival launched a sustainable, recycled stainless steel pint cup for use on a major scale at this year’s event will only have been missed by …
West Midlands Producers 14 Sep 16
Part of the FastTrack citation included this paragraph: “Founded in 1720, this family firm works with Birmingham University to develop its wire technologies for customers in the oil, gas, pharmaceutical and automotive industries.
NewsWest Midlands Producers 21 Jul 16
Brooks Forgings, established in 1960, is a leading UK supplier of hot-forged and machined fastener components.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 29 May 16
Crofts & Assinder
Earlier this month Pamela Pinski wrote about Crofts Assinder Limited based in Lombard Street, Digbeth, “the birth place of industry in Birmingham”.
NewsWest Midlands Producers 8 May 16
When the writer complained about discomfort during longer cycle journeys she was told to get a Brooks saddle.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 8 Mar 16
CMA Moldform in Erdington
Erdington’s CMA Moldform , established in 1990, provides design and casting facilities for industry, optical art moulding, centrifugal and vacuum castings, and high capacity rotacasting.
West Midlands Producers 18 Feb 16
Chancellor George Osborne closed his 2011 Budget speech by setting out his aspiration for “a Britain carried aloft by the march of the makers”.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 3 Feb 16
Birmingham-based ADI group
Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy has said that the only chance of future success is to create wealth and jobs through capital spending – and his vision is for Birmingham to become a city of 1,000 small and medium sized businesses…
West Midlands Producers 8 Jan 16
Exemplar: The Manufacturer TOP100 – 2015 Ranked No.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 1 Jan 16
Morefresh, a supply chain service*
… Bringing the countryside to your doorstep! … Philip Meredith, director of Morefresh , a company the writer first featured on Birmingham’s late lamented Stirrer in 2009, addressed his customers in a September newsletter .
West Midlands Producers 8 Dec 15
A link in the Brummie led to the Birmingham Press article: ‘ Made in the Black Country, sold around the world’ and an online search added more information.
West Midlands Producers 7 Dec 15
On Friday 27th of November at the Edgbaston Stadium audiences voiced their appreciation for Birmingham, as the city’s people came together to join finalists, sponsors, ambassadors and judges in a night of celebration and entertainment.
West Midlands Producers 29 Oct 15
Redhill Manufacturing was established in 1977 in Redditch, near Birmingham, focussing on manufacturing sack trucks and platform trucks, with four employees, operating from a 1,600 square foot unit on South Moons Moat Industrial Estate.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 29 Sep 15
M6 Motor Bodies
Andy Savery set up his garage in 2000, with no plan beyond being his own boss and running that business until he retired.
West Midlands Producers 24 Aug 15
Following good news from Hydraforce , a press release about their latest investment has been forwarded by managing director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock of Professional Polishing Services Ltd in Smethwick.
West Midlands Producers 24 Aug 15
In February, the story of Aston’s HydraForce , which celebrated 25 years in Birmingham last year was told on this site.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 7 Jul 15
Studentship available as BCU and Brandauer collaborate to develop low cost pressed metal sensors
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 12 Jun 15
Startup Britain has released new stats about how many companies were started in the UK in 2014.
West Midlands Producers 4 Apr 15
Mechatronic Solutions, one of the UK’s leading providers of innovative automation solutions and systems integration services, has delivered over 400 projects during the last 25 years across a wide range of manufacturing sectors.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 5 Mar 15
Reshoring in the West Midlands
As Peter Davies, chairman of Professional Polishing said on a sister site in 2013, “ it is great to see that there is a new buzz word around – onshoring!” The reshoring trend, successes and possible pinch points, systematically explored and…
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 6 Feb 15
Aston hydraulic manufacturing company HydraForce , which celebrated 25 years in Birmingham last year , received £1.8 million from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund in July, following an analysis of the market which found potential…
West Midlands Producers 23 Jan 15
It is good to be able to update our 2012 news from Brandauer , the presswork and stamping specialist, now located in Bridge Street West, Aston/Newtown, which is celebrating a major reshoring achievement, wresting an order from a US company…
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 8 Jan 15
Government payment strategies boosting the working capital of corporates but jeopardising the future of SMEs
Andy Richardson , in the Northern Echo , reports on the findings of the government’s Public Accounts Committee, whose chair, Margaret Hodge, said: “Small and medium-sized enterprises have a vital role to play in the UK’s economy…
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 4 Jan 15
Top posts of 2014
BI Composites of Cannock and Halesowen Linecross of Oakham Parry People Movers and building products based in Cradley Heath ‘Reshoring’: Coventry’s RDM Automotive and other Midland businesses .
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 22 Dec 14
The tip of the iceberg: “demanding money with menaces”- pay to stay on Premier Foods list of contractors
Earlier this month, the business secretary Vince Cable asked the Competition and Markets Authority to investigate the kind of “pay to stay” arrangements being used by Premier Foods.
West Midlands Producers 5 Dec 14
See The Brummie aggregator site (left) and ‘Our Birmingham’ for more news about Aston’s Kirsty Davies-Chinnock winning a ‘Working Woman’s Oscar’ .
West Midlands Producers 24 Nov 14
Power Capacitors Limited has been a leading specialist in Power Factor Correction and associated equipment based in Birmingham since 1973.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 30 Oct 14
Rising demand for conveyor modules
Strong demand over the last twelve months from the warehouse, distribution and post and parcel sectors has led to 45% growth for Conveyor Units , who manufacture conveyor modules in Lye and a five acre site in Stourport-on-Severn.
West Midlands Producers 6 Oct 14
Following last year’s news of the 2013 award for Koolmill , which gave a detailed description of this innovative technology, Alec Anderson, Managing Director of Koolmill Systems Limited, writes: “With 31 machines installed at 6 mills in China…
West Midlands Producers 22 Aug 14
Two years ago news of H.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 5 Aug 14
A focus on family business
Joachim Schwass, Professor of Family Business at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) based in Switzerland and co-director of the Global Family Business Center, mainly focuses on owner related issues, in particular from…
West Midlands Producers 18 Jul 14
Leamington-based Encraft was established in 2003 by Matthew Rhodes and a small group of engineers and investors.
West Midlands Producers 21 Jun 14
Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, Managing Director of PPS, which continues to increase investment in plant, leading to greater capacity and flexibility , celebrates winning three major contracts in June: polishing intricate laser cut panels (above…
West Midlands Producers 19 May 14
The biggest Made in the Midlands Event of the year on 22nd May at Wolverhampton Racecourse will see over 100 Made in the Midlands exhibitors showcase their company offer.
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 11 May 14
Still Made in Britain
Read more about Still Made in Britain on the page below the title : We hope that some companies who produce goods, such as Heritage Tableware, Hills Numberplates and Fracino coffee machines, will send in details and be featured on its website…
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 26 Apr 14
Hills Numberplates in Aston
In 1927, the founder of Aston-based Hills Numberplates , Kenneth Garle, rented a garage for £60 a year, turned it into a workshop and was soon working at the bench alongside his staff of three, producing a new type of number plate in quantities…
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 30 Mar 14
Webster & Horsfall
Most of the companies whose good news is reported on this site depend heavily on the custom of the auto industry.
West Midlands Producers 23 Feb 14
Five years ago Coleshill’s presswork firm Sertec made 170 job cuts, reduced wages across the board by 16% and introduced short-time working and job-sharing to dig its way out of the recession.
West Midlands Producers 14 Feb 14
Readers from nine countries – unusually including Cyprus, Argentina, Chile and Mexico – focussed on the news about BI Composites of Cannock Halesowen , a manufacturer of moulded components made from composite materials.
West Midlands Producers 5 Feb 14
Visitors to the site last week, recorded in the snapshot on the left, have prompted an update on the week’s ‘top search’ – Coventry’s RDM Group , which has worked for nine months to secure the global TS16949 International Quality Management…
West Midlands Producers 27 Jan 14
West Midlands Producers 4 Jan 14
In December, a management buyout of Victoria Drop Forgings , based in Willenhall was reported .
BusinessWest Midlands Producers 13 Dec 13
Barkley Plastics is investing