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Dapa co-founders (from left) Daniel Mumford, Rob Burton and Brad Carman with company of the year sponsor Ian Cornice, from JLL

Interior designer Dapa crowned company of the year at Post Business Awards

Oldbury firm founded in a kitchen in 2009 has gone from strength to strength as lifetime achievement recognise EH Smith chairman Ken Smith

Tata will look abroad if JLR pay row goes on, union told

Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya
Lord Bhattacharyya says car giant's  owner 'will not hesitate' to invest overseas if bitter wage dispute drags on

MTC and Warwick Manufacturing Group chosen for £30m research programme

The Manufacturing Technology Centre which has been chosen to take part in a £30m research programme
'Views' initiative aims to revolutionise design and manufacture of aircraft wings to reduce costs by 20 per cent

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Dapa co-founders (from left) Daniel Mumford, Rob Burton and Brad Carman with company of the year sponsor Ian Cornice, from JLL

Interior designer Dapa crowned company of the year at Post Business Awards

Oldbury firm founded in a kitchen in 2009 has gone from strength to strength as lifetime achievement recognise EH Smith chairman Ken Smith

Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Tata will look abroad if JLR pay row goes on, union told

Lord Bhattacharyya says car giant's  owner 'will not hesitate' to invest overseas if bitter wage dispute drags on

The Manufacturing Technology Centre which has been chosen to take part in a £30m research programme

MTC and Warwick Manufacturing Group chosen for £30m research programme

'Views' initiative aims to revolutionise design and manufacture of aircraft wings to reduce costs by 20 per cent

Range Rover Evoque

Jaguar Land Rover threatens legal action over 'copycat' claims

Midland manufacturer takes on Chinese car-maker LandWind which it says is producing copies of its popular Evoque model

Avingtrans to close Black Country base

Aerospace, energy and medical products manufacturing group says steep rise in oil price and delayed projects has brought about decision

Sixteen cars from Dr James Hull's £100 million car collection are on display at the Heritage Motor Centre

Jaguar Land Rover's classic collection goes on show at Heritage Motor Centre

Warwickshire venue will plays host to 16 cars bought as part of £100m collection in the summer from Dr James Hull

Black Country Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Business of the Year Voestalpine Metsec with category sponsor University of Wolverhampton

Black Country chamber names Voestalpine Metsec business of the year

Oldbury manufacturer was one of seven winners at the annual awards which recognised customer service and international trade among other categories

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept

Jaguar Land Rover pledges to produce a self-drive car within ten years

Jaguar Land Rover told MPs it plans to build cars which gave motorists the option of driving for themselves or letting the vehicle take over.

From left: Leo Arnold, office and quality at RMP Products; Ray Arnold, director at RMP Products; Mark Meakin, relationship manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking; Paul Dyche, director at RMP Products; Lauro Rodi, regional manager at Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance; and Mark Edwards, director at RMP Products

RMP Products targets new markets with £490k funding deal

Black Country manufacturer established 22 years ago now looking at new markets and job  creation after purchasing two machines for factory

The three Manufacturing Technology Centre Minis in the Italian mountains

Midlands apprentices recreate The Italian Job with classic Minis and raise £1,500 for charity

The Manufacturing Technology Centre team recreated scenes from the classic Michael Caine film

Victoria Carpets has posted a half-year loss

Victoria posts half-year loss in aftermath of boardroom battle

Carpet manufacturer is upbeat as revenue rises but exceptional items of more than £8m hit the bottom line

TRW Automotive's site in Stratford Road, Shirley

ZF Friedrichshafen strikes deal to buy TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation

The deal will see TRW Automotive sites at Stratford Road, Shirley, College Road, Perry Barr, and Nuneaton swallowed up by the Baden-Wurtemberg-based engineering group

Troops parade along the Mall, during the annual Trooping the Colour parade, in central London.

Birmingham firm is leading supplier of ceremonial equipment to the armed forces

The All Arms Marketing and Manufacturing Organisation is one of the UK's leading suppliers of ceremonial equipment to the armed forces from its low-profile premises in Lombard Street, Digbeth, on the edge of the city centre.

The team at The Boro Foundry in Stourbridge

Boro Foundry on course for £7m in overseas deals

Black Country firm eyeing major international expansion over next five years with support from UKTI

Brunei royal family's Jaguar XJ220 which is up for sale

Sultan of Brunei's Jaguar XJ220 goes on sale in Birmingham

The Jaguar XJ220, named because of its supposed top speed is on sale at a special auction at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC this week

MG3 supermini is helping to turn around the fortunes of MG Motor UK

MG Motor cuts losses as Longbridge turns a corner

Positive news at Birmingham car manufacturer as firm reduces losses to below £1m mark for first time since launch six years

The Tesla Model S

'Game-changing' electric car to go on sale in Birmingham showroom

Birmingham is chosen as first location outside South East for new Tesla dealership.

UK Business Secretary Vince Cable

Vince Cable calls for resolution to Jaguar Land Rover pay dispute

Shop stewards have called on workers to reject a deal worth around 14 per cent over three years amid fears that pensions will be cut to help pay for the rises

Beverley Nielsen

Birmingham Made Me 2014: Manufacturing happens by design, not by accident

Beverley Nielsen claims the recent success of Midlands-based manufacturers has relied heavily upon the work of the creative industries

Black Country jobs go at PCS Brands

Kitchenware company calls in administrators resulting in more than 100 job losses across three sites including 20 at its base in Oldbury

Videos & Photos

A computer-generated image of the urban room at the redeveloped Mailbox

Hugo Boss returns as Mailbox Birmingham lets two-thirds of space

Dapa co-founders (from left) Daniel Mumford, Rob Burton and Brad Carman with company of the year sponsor Ian Cornice, from JLL

Interior designer Dapa crowned company of the year at Post Business Awards

Photo archive of inner-city Birmingham revealed 50 years on

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