Camping vehicle specialist turns to ‘Creo’ to execute Swift model launch

Camping vehicle specialist turns to ‘Creo’ to execute Swift model launch

The UK’s largest maker of leisure vehicles is using the full design capabilities of PTC to help it bring its latest model to an expectant market that is booming after lockdown eased. Swift Group, which employs more than 1,000 people at its 100-acre headquarters near Hull, launches Basecamp 6 this month, a popular compact crossover camping vehicle. Engineers at the family-run business have been...

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Sapphire Signs celebrates 25 years and membership of international association

Sapphire Signs celebrates 25 years and membership of international association

A Hull-based signmaker has been accepted as a member of the International Sign Association as it celebrates 25 years in the industry. Established in 1996, the foundations of Sapphire Signs, in Bontoft Avenue, off National Avenue, were built when a contract with Focus DIY was secured. Following national contracts with Allied Carpets and Jacksons Convenience Stores, plus other blue-chip companies,...

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Ideal Heating prepares for green growth with £16m investment in Hull site

Ideal Heating prepares for green growth with £16m investment in Hull site

Ideal Heating has announced a £16 million investment in the expansion of its National Avenue manufacturing site in Hull as it prepares to increase production of low-carbon heating products. Founded more than a hundred years ago, the firm is a market leader in high-performance heating solutions for domestic and commercial markets. It employs more than 750 people in Hull and a further 250...

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Printing perfection

Printing perfection

imageData Group are far more than a printers, they are a full solution provider, says Joanne Johnson. What type of printing can imageData Group (iDG) provide? There is very little that iDG can’t print, anything from a postage stamp to a building wrap, from one copy to hundreds of thousands on a wide range of substrates. Over three sites, we have the latest technology in digital and litho print...

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Siemens Gamesa to double size of Hull offshore wind turbine blade factory

Siemens Gamesa to double size of Hull offshore wind turbine blade factory

Siemens Gamesa, the world’s leader in the offshore wind industry, is to invest £186 million to upgrade and expand its offshore wind turbine blade factory in Hull, creating 200 jobs. The firm will receive grant funding from the Government’s £160 million Offshore Wind Manufacturing Investment Support scheme to develop manufacturing facilities in the Humber region, supplying essential components to...

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