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Morgan Motor Company Plus 8 Speedster

Morgan Motors celebrates 100 years of Midland manufacturing with Plus 8 Speedster

The new Morgan Plus 8 Speedster embodies is part of a special line of vehicles to celebrate 100 years of vehicle manufacture at Pickersleigh Road in Malvern

Chinese car-maker Changan in advanced talks over Birmingham base

A dancer performs near the CS75 from Chinese car maker Changan at the China Auto show held in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014
Changan, one of the largest car-makers in the Far East, is in negotiations over setting up a research and development operation at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston

Cutlery maker Arthur Price in Far East push

Simon Price, CEO of cutlery firm Arthur Price
Luxury cutlery firm targeting Asian markets as it battles chopstick tradition

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Morgan Motor Company Plus 8 Speedster

Morgan Motors celebrates 100 years of Midland manufacturing with Plus 8 Speedster

The new Morgan Plus 8 Speedster embodies is part of a special line of vehicles to celebrate 100 years of vehicle manufacture at Pickersleigh Road in Malvern

A dancer performs near the CS75 from Chinese car maker Changan at the China Auto show held in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014

Chinese car-maker Changan in advanced talks over Birmingham base

Changan, one of the largest car-makers in the Far East, is in negotiations over setting up a research and development operation at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Aston

Simon Price, CEO of cutlery firm Arthur Price

Cutlery maker Arthur Price in Far East push

Luxury cutlery firm targeting Asian markets as it battles chopstick tradition

Manufacturing

'Confidence high' among region's manufacturers

Annual MHA Manufacturing Survey says Midlands manufacturers will invest and target overseas markets in 2014

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover China plant 'to start production before year is out'

The Gaydon giant’s China president has revealed “a product from the Land Rover stable” will be produced at the plan in Changshu within a matter of months

Founders of Little Green Sheep Paul Maurice (left) and Mark Nicholls

Little Green Sheep targets international markets with development capital

Baby products manufacturer will use £200,000 in funding to develop product range

Stewart Towe CBE, of Smethwick-based Hadley Group

Queen's Awards for Enterprise handed to 11 in the West Midlands

Manufacturing firms dominate the list recognising innovation and international trade – ranging from one employing just 14 people to one employing almost 25,000

University of Warwick

Engineering college boost for skills shortage

The University of Warwick is proposing a new college backed by Jaguar Land Rover, Aero Engine Controls and Arup, which have had difficulty recruiting staff with the right abilities

Tricorn Group

Tricorn predicts positive half year

Energy division steady while new business grows in US, says Malvern manufacturer

Jaguar Land Rover will supply Virgin Galactic astronauts

Land Rover in Virgin Galactic deal to supply astronauts

Solihull-based Land Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s pioneering commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic

Supply chain giant GKN Driveline.

GKN reveals rise in sales and profits

The Redditch-based firm saw pre-tax profit rise by 22 per cent to £145 million in the first quarter of the year

From left: John Latham of Coventry University, Carol Burke of Unipart and Dr Carl Perrin of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering at the groundbreaking ceremony

Works starts on new manufacturing and R&D campus

Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering hails new 'faculty on the floor' through Coventry University and Unipart tie-up

Karl Eddy, vice-chairman of the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP

£6m funding boost for Coventry manufacturers

New capital worth £6.2m has been awarded to five automotive and aerospace businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire, creating 225 jobs.

LDC chief investment officer Martin Draper

LDC backs Prism management in £30m buyout

The private equity firm's Birmingham office has supported Prism UK Medical's management as they target new markets.

Anthony Bamford of JCB, one of seven West Midlands companies to feature in the latest Fast Track countdown of the UK's fastest-growing companies

Perfect placing for retailer as seven make Fast Track countdown

Coleshill-based Perfect Home and JCB among UK's fastest-growing companies according to new report.

'Model T' of BSA guns reborn for modern era

A Tamworth gun shop is set to launch a 21st century prototype of the “Model T Ford of the firearms world” – in conjunction with world-famous BSA.

Call for apprenticeships to be pushed in secondary schools

A suggestion apprenticeships should be highlighted in secondary schools was one of the key messages at the launch of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation’s new Technology Training Centre.

From bankruptcy to e-cigarette baron for E-Lites' Adrian Everett

Adrian Everett’s rags to riches story has seen the E-Lites executive at the helm of a revolution in smoking habits, with 1.2 million Brits now turning to electronic cigarettes

Aston Martin Vanquish

Funding boost worth £31m for West Midlands companies

Government's Regional Growth Fund to help eight companies and projects create and safeguard 4,000 jobs.

Westfield Merry Hill, Brierley Hill

Region's deal market on stable footing says Experian report

New Experian report shows deal values increased by 227 per cent after brace of Westfield shopping centre deals.

Videos & Photos

Locke director Steven Knight shares his vision for a more creative Birmingham

Tracey Allsopp, Allsopp & Co; Mary Kaye, SGH Martineau; Martin Allsopp, Allsopp & Co.

Firm's St Patrick's Day festivities

Emily and Jim Smith.

Tennis clubs enjoy awards ceremony

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