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Russell Walker, managing director of Atwell International which has secured a new £600,000 funding package from Santander

Santander backs Atwell International with £600,000 funding deal

Worcestershire manufacturing group will use new capital to expand in Asia, Europe and North American markets

Bear Grylls becomes Land Rover ambassador

Bear Grylls has been appointed as a global brand ambassador for Land Rover
Land Rover said the broadcaster and survival specialist had been chosen for the role as he embodies the firm’s ‘Above and Beyond’ spirit

MG on right road with special edition sales

MG Rover MG6
Brand's range launched for 90th anniversary proving very popular as car are almost sold out

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Russell Walker, managing director of Atwell International which has secured a new £600,000 funding package from Santander

Santander backs Atwell International with £600,000 funding deal

Worcestershire manufacturing group will use new capital to expand in Asia, Europe and North American markets

Bear Grylls has been appointed as a global brand ambassador for Land Rover

Bear Grylls becomes Land Rover ambassador

Land Rover said the broadcaster and survival specialist had been chosen for the role as he embodies the firm’s ‘Above and Beyond’ spirit

MG Rover MG6

MG on right road with special edition sales

Brand's range launched for 90th anniversary proving very popular as car are almost sold out

Manufacturing pay rises outpace wider economy

The EEF said the figure had increased from 2.4% last year, while pay deferments and freezes had continued to fall

The Total Control model made by Aga which has seen domestic sales rise by nearly 10 per cent in the first half of 2014

Domestic sales boost as Aga Rangemaster benefits from 'market wind'

Strong UK performance helps turnover as pre-tax losses are also reduced at luxury cooker brand

Jeremy Cope, of Smith Cooper, which has helped Turbosmart UK launches a new base in Birmingham

Turbosmart opens new base in Birmingham

Manufacturing group launches dedicated base in city to support UK target European and Middle East markets

Managing director Robert Smith (left) and technical director Paul Bailey, of Complex Cold Forming, which has secured a £1.2m funding deal with HSBC

Complex Cold Forming secures new funding deal with HSBC

Black Country manufacturing group set to create 15 new jobs on the back of contract wins with firms such as Ford

CGI of the new HydraForce factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub

HydraForce's expansion means hundreds of new jobs

Hydraulic firm announces work will start on new manufacturing hub in Aston next month

Signing the record-breaking contract (from left) Jo Hardy, Telent, Leon Daniels, Transport for London, Paul Owen and Mark Plato, Telent and David Taylor, Telent

Telent wins £100m Transport for London contract

Communications infrastructure group to upgrade and maintain capital's traffic signals

Joe Cunningham, a masonic mounter with Toye & Co which is set to delist in September after 11 years as a plc

Toye & Co sets delist date

Historic manufacturing group announces final day of trading after 11 years on stock exchange as chairman wins bid to take company private

Judges, staff and Entrepreneurs in Residence at Innovation Birmingham Campus (from left) Paul Adams, Ian French, Stephen Harris, Katharine Fuller, Richard Davies, Glenn Barrowman and Catherine Shelley

Green start-ups to share £100,000 funding

Nine businesses on Low Carbon Accelerator programme share funding pot to aid their research and development

Midland engineers call for UK infrastructure authority

Manufacturers' organisation the EEF published a paper this week aimed at ending decades of "political wrangling and poor planning"

Birmingham Midland Metro

Midland Metro to introduce new £40m fleet

Spanish firm CAF has supplied four 'Urbos 3' trams which have larger capacity and form part of wider 20-strong fleet upgrade

A computer-generated image of Jaguar Land Rover's new Vehicle Operations Technical Centre in Ryton

100 jobs as Jaguar Land Rover reveals new technical centre location

The centre, in Ryton near Coventry, will create high-end bespoke and extreme performance vehicles with operations are due to begin towards the end of the year

Jaguar Land Rover / Tata

Tata praised for not interfering after Jaguar Land Rover profit surge

The Gaydon car giant sold £5.3 billion worth of cars for the quarter to June 30, an increase of 22 per cent on the same period last year – which was itself a record

Impacta expands Black Country base

HSBC backs manufacturing group to enlarge manufacturing hub in Bilston

Richard Burden

Right support would see 'UK lead world in low-emission cars'

MPs call on government to pump investment into R&D for green cars to make UK a world leader

Mec Com's managing director Richard Bunce

Mec Com secures £8 million of contracts with Siemens and Alstom Grid

Engineering firm creates new jobs on back of project wins as it enjoys rise in demand

Work taking place at McKechnie Brass in Aldridge

McKechnie Brass collapsed with debts of £3.8m

One of the oldest mills in the country amassed debts of nearly £4m

Hill & Smith Holdings

Rise in roadworks boosts engineering group Hill & Smith

The infrastructure group has unveiled strong profits, partly driven by its successful Bilston road barriers arm

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