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One of the region’s leading industrialists has announced his intention to step down from his post, concluding a three-year reign at the helm of a key manufacturing support group.Read
Wolverhampton specialist fastenings manufacturer BST Supplies has a new management team in place after seeing turnover more than double in three years.Read
A bitter row at the heart of one of the Midlands’ oldest carpet makers has escalated over claims an incentive scheme would make a group of shareholders £12 million – but only if the business is broken up.Read
The creation of 80 new jobs at a Midland carpet maker hangs in the balance after the firm’s US owner claimed it might invest in Portugal instead.Read
Manufacturing SMEs in the West Midlands are still reporting increased sales and predicting future growth despite recent reports of an industry downturn.Read
A wire fencing manufacturer has invested £1 million in machinery and employed seven new members of staff as part of plans to launch a revolutionary type of fencing.Read
A Black Country engineering firm is expanding after seeing a surge in automotive business.Read
A Midland aerospace firm which fell into administration last month with the loss of 14 jobs has been sold to a North West investment fund for an undisclosed sum.Read
The son of the man who founded one of the Midlands’ biggest aerospace companies has launched a scathing attack on management after its shares were suspended.Read
Upmarket cooker-maker Aga Rangemaster has agreed a potentially lucrative deal with a Chinese distributor opening it up to a giant new market.Read
Midland firm Beakbane has been striking deals in high places after designing and manufacturing what is thought to be the highest weatherproof seal in the country.Read
Engineering giant GKN has defied "increasing headwinds" in European car markets today by hiking its dividend 20%.Read
Struggling aerospace engineering firm Hampson Industries has asked for its shares to be suspended – and terminated a sale process – amid ongoing finance problems.Read
Two Midland automotive firms have celebrated a victory in the European Le Mans Series on tyres featuring a “Made in Birmingham” logo.Read
A family jewellery firm which has supplied the likes of the Sultan of Brunei, Roman Abramovich and Lewis Hamilton has celebrated 125 years in business.Read
A family firm from the West Midlands is helping to unravel the secrets of the universe – by supplying £750,000 worth of key parts for research into the Big Bang.Read
Engineering firm Titan Europe has issued a profits warning after being hit by reduced demand in China and an earthquake closing its Italian factory.Read
Midland manufacturers have warned that a break-up of the euro or worsening credit terms for firms and households could knock the economy for six.Read
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