June 2016

Monthly Archives

Government must secure UK’s industrial sector post Brexit say manufacturers

The Government must shore up confidence and secure the UK’s industrial future as a priority, manufacturers will tell the Business Secretary today. To read more click here

Penso plans new jobs after £1m Finance Birmingham backing

Twenty new jobs will be created at an automotive manufacturer after it secured £1 million in fresh investment. To read more click here

Brexit ‘Will not impact planned JLR investment’ – Bhattacharyya

Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, founder and chairman of Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), has said he does not believe Brexit will impact the planned investment by Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in the West Midlands. To read more click here

Former TATA Head to lead Liberty Performance Steels

A former senior Tata Steel executive has taken the reins at West Bromwich-based Liberty Performance Steels. To read more click here

Aston Martin to produce limited series of the Vanquish Zagato

Luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has set the pulses racing once again by announcing a limited series production of its exhilarating Vanquish Zagato Coupe. To read more click here

Warwick-born electronics business sold in major European deal

A UK electronics company featuring intellectual property licensed from the University of Warwick is being acquired by an Austrian semi-conductor manufacturer. The company’s products are used in the automotive, industrial, medical, and consumer markets. To read more click here

JLR supplier confronts skills crisis by launching its own academy

Sertec, a leading supplier to Jaguar Land Rover has confronted its skills gap by setting up its own in-house training academy. To read more click here

Specialist supplier helps Jaguar Land Rover breathe easier

A Shropshire manufacturer has landed a major new contract supplying its products to Jaguar Land Rover’s Engine Manufacturing Centre. To read more click here

JLR to sue Chinese firm for copycat design

JLR is suing a Chinese manufacturer for allegedly copying one of its most successful designs. To read more click here

JLR director honoured with top industry award

 Ian Harnett, JLR Director of Human Resources and Global Purchasing, has been awarded the Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering‘s prestigious Gold Medal. To read more click here

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