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Brandauer apprentices (from left) Tom Parkes, Andrew Bullows and Tom Flight with toolroom manager Leigh Cresswell (light blue shirt)

Brandauer develops own scheme to address skills shortage

Manufacturer launches 'Improvers' scheme to boost recruitment and aims to treble apprenticeship intake

Arc Specialist Engineering acquires TBF International

Birmingham-based firm born out of Metalrax collapse expands with Black Country deal

Former Jaguar and Ford chief Sir Nick Scheele dies aged 70

Sir Nick Scheele
Sir Nick, aged 70, was CEO of Jaguar Cars from 1992 until 1999 and later served as president and chief operating officer at Ford, retiring in 2005

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Brandauer apprentices (from left) Tom Parkes, Andrew Bullows and Tom Flight with toolroom manager Leigh Cresswell (light blue shirt)

Brandauer develops own scheme to address skills shortage

Manufacturer launches 'Improvers' scheme to boost recruitment and aims to treble apprenticeship intake

Arc Specialist Engineering acquires TBF International

Birmingham-based firm born out of Metalrax collapse expands with Black Country deal

Sir Nick Scheele

Former Jaguar and Ford chief Sir Nick Scheele dies aged 70

Sir Nick, aged 70, was CEO of Jaguar Cars from 1992 until 1999 and later served as president and chief operating officer at Ford, retiring in 2005

Morgan expands with Middle East dealership

Worcestershire manufacturer opens first Middle East dealership as it continues targeting new global markets

The BMW i8

BMW launches new i8 hybrid with Hams Hall-built engines

The car is a total sellout in the UK for more than a year, with 350 already ordered

Profit and sales up at Samuel Heath & Sons

Birmingham bathroom fitting manufacturer adopts cautious approach as trading fails to reach pre-crisis level

Gary Marsh, chief executive of Solid State

Solid State wins Ministry of Justice tagging contract

Worcestershire technology company to provide government with monitoring hardware

CGI of the £30 million aerospace research centre on Ansty Park

Work starts on Ansty Park aerospace research centre

£30 million hub will provide engineering and manufacturing expertise

Jaguar's latest teaser image of its forthcoming XE

Jaguar's XE saloon set for September unveiling

The Castle Bromwich-based car-maker has pledged to deliver “a true driver’s car” and a vehicle that “redefines the concept of the sports saloon”

Nick Dawson, corporate partner at Irwin Mitchell’s Birmingham office

Midlands sees rise in private equity-backed manufacturing deals

According to the latest data from Experian and analysis from law firm, Irwin Mitchell, manufacturers in the West Midlands were the target of 17 deals during the second quarter of 2014

Staff at Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull plant celebrate the 500,000th Range Rover Sport

Jaguar Land Rover raises £150,000 at charity auction

Manufacturer celebrates 500,000th Range Rover Sport rolling off production line

Mark Cadwallader, Lloyds Bank commercial

Employment rises at record pace says PMI survey

Latest report Lloyds Bank commercial suggest staffing levels hit record levels in June

At the topping out ceremony for the £32 million Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering are (from left) Janarthanan Ashokan, Coventry University student, John Savage of Lindum Construction and Dr Carl Perrin from the institute

£32 million engineering hub takes shape on city campus

Final part of the roof at new Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering has been completed

Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick

£65m next-generation propulsion programme in West Midlands

Warwick Manufacturing Group and Jaguar Land Rover are combining for the cutting-edge initiative

From left: Rob Bent, Coventry City Council business investment team; Fraser Reid, managing director of Cyber-Weld; Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Warwickshire County Council leader and Mark Ryder, of Coventry and Warwickshire LEP and Warwickshire County Council

Robotics company Cyber-Weld plans £1 million factory move

LEP grant helps engineering firm with plans to double factory capacity

JLR develops new 'intelligent car'

Manufacturer is aiming for zero crashes with new 'Smart Assistant' technology

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover reveals record first-half sales

The Gaydon manufacturer sold more in the first six months of 2014 than in the whole of 2010

Sir Nick Scheele

JLR would have ruined Ford, says former chief

Sir Nick Scheele reveals US car giant could have gone under if it had not sold the luxury car-maker

Martin McDonagh of Heritage Collection

Birmingham silver firm Heritage Collection secures £1m deal with Wedgwood

The deal will secure jobs and is expected to be worth at least a seven-figure sum

Richard Hale, group managing director of Deritend Industries in Wolverhampton

Deritend Industries sells Preformed Windings

Engineering company offloads Yorkshire-based division to Clyde Blowers to focus on asset management

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