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CGI of plans to renovate Assa Abloy's UK HQ in Willenhall

Black Country manufacturer plans £3m HQ renovation

Assa Abloy to introduce host of changes and improvements to its UK headquarters in Willenhall

Delegates take a tour of Guhring's new UK HQ at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub

Guhring unveils £12m investment in new Aston hub

German-owned manufacturing group has opened its new base in Birmingham which will create 50 new jobs and help it double in size

New electric vehicle battery centre could create 10,000 jobs

Ambitious plans outlined to house national centre to support development of batteries for electric vehicles of the future

Subcon 2017: Top Gear's fastest ever car and other editors' picks

Trade magazine editors reveal their top picks for Subcon, the premier manufacturing supply chain show at the NEC - register for free here

Why BCU professor wants to replace 'career politicians' with engineers

Alan Pendry, Associate Professor of Advanced Systems Engineering at BCU erveals wishes ahead of speaking at Subcon at the NEC

Birmingham Post Business Awards 2017 launches - how to enter

Entries are now open for this year's Birmingham Post Business Awards - BPBA 2017

What to expect at Subcon - the UK's premier manufacturing supply chain show

See the world class manufacturing experts from blue-chip organisations visiting Subcon and how to register for free

Why Midland manufacturers are worried about a post-Brexit future

Midland firms have raised some important issues about Brexit

West Midlands businesses call for industrial strategy

New research from BGF suggests nearly nine out of ten companies in the region want a comprehensive strategy for the UK while doubts over Brexit are subsiding

Nish Kotecha, managing director of Morningside Pharmaceuticals (second left), collects the 2017 Asian Business of the Year Award with (from left) Kalpesh Solanki of Asian Media & Marketing Group, awards judge Kashmir Uppal and Ramniklal Solanki of Asian Media & Marketing Group

Midlands' top Asian business celebrated at annual awards

Plus annual Asian Rich List is unveiled with three new entries in 2017 countdown

Bournville to be home of Dairy Milk following £75m investment

Cadbury's confirms production of certain bars which shifted temporarily to Poland will come home to Birmingham after four new lines are opened

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

'Quiet confidence' among Birmingham firms - report

But Greater Birmingham's business leaders call for the Government to create better economic conditions following triggering of Article 50

BMW workers at Hams Hall will strike later this month and in May

BMW workers at Hams Hall to strike for five days

  • BMW

Manufacturing plant in Coleshill is one of four to take part in eight days of action as trade union members fight back over pension plan

Aston Martin chief executive Andy Palmer (left) and Solihull Council head Nick Page launch the WMCA's Productivity and Skills Commission

Aston Martin chief to lead new skills push

Andy Palmer will head commission to advise the West Midlands Combined Authority on how to increase the region's skills and productivity

International cricket at Edgbaston boosted Birmingham's tourism economy in 2016

Record visitors boost Birmingham's tourism economy

City welcomes all-time high as international cricket and Conservative Party Conference among events which underpin record 2016

Rich List 2017: No.=41 - Simon Preedy and family

Leading manufacturer family has seen its fortunes drop by £20 million and Rich List ranking slip nine places

Tony Hague, managing director of PP Control & Automation

£1m factory expansion for West Midlands manufacturer

PP Control & Automation says additional capacity will give it the space it need to double turnover by 2021

West Midlands manufacturers buck national trend

  • EEF

Recovery not yet secure but firms in region go against national picture and post growth

Sertec component manufacturer in Coleshill.

Sertec Group completes WILD automotive takeover to create £250m giant

The Jaguar Land Rover supplier has bought Midlands firm WILD automotive creating a roup with 10 manufacturing plants across the UK, Germany and Hungary

Lord Whitby

Lord Whitby tells Midlands manufacturers 'world is our oyster' after Brexit

The Conservative peer and former council leader has been appointed chairman of new lobby group Made In The Midlands


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