Grayson sets its sights on electric dreams after £8m sales and technology boost

Grayson sets its sights on electric dreams after £8m sales and technology boost

One of the UK’s leading designers and manufacturers of cooling and HVAC products to the transport sector has sealed a string of new contract wins that has seen it take sales past pre-Covid levels. Birmingham-based Grayson Thermal Systems, which was founded in 1978 by current chairman Graham Hateley, has bounced back from the pandemic after securing more than £8 million of orders from customers...

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Brandauer taps into Bruderer technology to deliver Middle East contract

Brandauer taps into Bruderer technology to deliver Middle East contract

A significant £1.5m investment in a new high-speed production cell is helping a 159-year-old metal stamping specialist deliver a major contract to the Middle East. Brandauer, which employs 63 people at its Birmingham factory, has strengthened its long-term partnership with Bruderer by installing a BSTA410-100, which is capable of up to 41 tonnes, 1,600 strokes per minute and features a large...

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Telford’s Protolabs opens new €16m European 3D Printing Centre

Telford’s Protolabs opens new €16m European 3D Printing Centre

The world-leading source of digital manufacturing services is boosting its additive manufacturing capacity by 60% thanks to a €16m investment. Protolabs, which employs about 450 people at its UK headquarters in Telford, has opened its new European 3D printing centre in Putzbrunn near Munich, providing a world-class facility that contains future-oriented technologies, highly skilled employees and...

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Needham Group unveils £30m expansion blueprint

Needham Group unveils £30m expansion blueprint

One of the UK’s leading family-run technology companies is setting its sights on an ambitious growth plan that will see it target £30 million in sales. Needham Group, which operates three specialist laser, coding and ink technology businesses, has launched an expansion blueprint that will see it more than treble revenues between now and 2025, with the possibility of creating 30 jobs in the...

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£150,000 solar investment powers PP C&A’s green credentials

£150,000 solar investment powers PP C&A’s green credentials

One of the UK’s leading strategic manufacturing outsourcing specialists has increased its green credentials after investing more than £150,000 into a new energy solution. PP Control & Automation (PP C&A), which works with 20 of the world’s largest machinery builders, has completed the installation of 450 sq metres of solar panels on the roof of its world-class facility in Cheslyn Hay....

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