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Chamber’s new business awards shortlist unveiled 

20 Sep

The best Solihull companies and individuals will be recognised at a ceremony next month...

Free Energy Efficiency Seminar – Jaguar 

8 Sep

Gardner Denver are holding a FREE Energy Efficiency Seminar at Jaguar Visitor Centre, Castle Bromwich on the 10th October 2017.

Next step in forming new business improvement district 

23 Aug

Shadow board leading move to create Shirley BID will now work on draft business plan before vote next year...

UK Central chiefs move to revamp HS2 station plans 

9 Aug

Next step in plans to create major mixed-use development have been taken as growth company submits proposals to change planned infrastructure around Solihull HS2 station site...

Heraeus Infra-Red Heating System Helps in The Manufacture of Auto Glass 

2 Aug

A fast response medium wave (FRMW) infra-red heating system from Heraeus Noblelight is helping Dura Automotive Systems of Castle Bromwich to ensure the reliable and precise adhesion of molded thermoplastic sealing’s to custom-designed, automotive...

Aston Medical School gets go-ahead to recruit its first medical undergraduates 

1 Aug

School successfully completed latest stage in GMC quality assurance processFirst cohort to include local students on widening participation programmeUndergraduates to embark on five years of study for medical degree from September 2018Aston...

Merito chief launches new financial advisory firm 

27 Jul

Eastcote Wealth Management will have around 30 staff and 500 million of funds under managament...

Five Birmingham shops under threat as fashion chain collapses 

12 Jul

The Shirley-based group has been battling losses for several years and has now closed all of its shops...

Fashion chain collapses into liquidation costing 900 jobs 

11 Jul

Shirley-based group has been battling losses for several years and has now closed all of its shops...

Aston University celebrate success of exceptional event 

5 Jul

The latest Made in the Midlands breakfast event was hosted by Friend member, Aston University on Thursday 28th June alongside The Advanced Services Group.

New head office for sports nutrition group Grenade 

5 Jul

Company founded in 2010 in Solihull returns to town with new headquarters...

West Midlands law firms in buyout deal 

5 Jul

Blackhams expands with acquisition of Solihull practice...

Greater Birmingham LEP launches hunt to find new chairman 

3 Jul

Steve Hollis will step down from the role in September to make way for new figurehead to drive economic growth in Greater Birmingham and Solihull...

Strong growth among region’s start ups 

3 Jul

Annual report from Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP says city region is now fastest-growing in the country after positive 12 months...

The most inspirational female engineers and scientists #INWED2017 

30 Jun

Last week marked the fourth International Women in Engineering Day, a day of events and online activities planned by schools, colleges, universities, industry bodies, businesses, and individual engineers.

Quirky coffee shop Loungers to open in Solihull town centre 

29 Jun

The chain will transform the former Stead Simpson shoe shop in High Street...

Big Data Corridor drop-in surgery for business 

28 Jun

SME in the greater Birmingham or Solihull area? Benefit from free support to grow and develop your businessBOOK NOWFind out about this unique opportunity and register onto the programme - meet the experts and discuss how your business can ...

Baroness Burt and industry leaders emphasise importance of attracting female talent 

23 Jun

Liberal Democrat Equalities Spokesperson, Baroness Burt of Solihull has emphasised the importance of utilising the incredible talent pool of women across the UK to mark International Women in Engineering Day.

Finance firm leaves Birmingham for new home 

12 Jun

Insurance broker Premium Choice has decided to relocate from Castle Bromwich for a new home near Wolverhampton city centre...


12 Jun

STEAMlab#2 @Hello Culture Sound and VisionJune 22 10:00-16:001 day series of labs and workshops to catalyse innovative collaborations, share working practices and explore how cross sector collaborations can create new ideas in STEAM working...

Wavenet continues acquisition spree 

9 Jun

Solihull technology firm makes second deal of 2017 following 35m management buyout last year...

Healthcare company finds new Solihull home 

8 Jun

Abbott takes space at Blythe Valley Park...

New Marco Pierre White restaurant to open near Solihull 

5 Jun

The Michelin starred chef turned restaurateur is to open new eatery this summer...

Rigby Group buys exec airline operation at Birmingham Airport 

31 May

The owner of Coventry Airport has expanded its footprint in the West Midlands with undisclosed deal to buyout Marshall's Solihull base...

Made in the Midlands exhibition highlights the strength of Midlands industry 

31 May

The recent Made in the Midlands exhibition proved to be a celebration of the success and strength of Midlands industry.

Sign up for Birmingham’s biggest quiz night 

17 May

Brain Game returns for 16th year to raise funds for Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull...

New £26m industrial development for Solihull 

11 May

IM Properties is planning to build five industrial units on business park...

Tech company finds new home in Solihull 

25 Apr

SOTI takes space at new St Alphege Place above the Carluccio's restaurant...

Buyout expands Vinci Energies’ foothold in nuclear sector 

24 Apr

Solihull engineering services provider has acquired Meldrum in undisclosed deal...

Vet practice Linnaeus in buyout deal 

11 Apr

Solihull group expands UK footprint with acquisition of Staffordshire practice...

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Adey Steel Group Granted Fit4Nuclear 

22 Sep

As of 21st September 2017 we are pleased to announce that Adey Steel Group has been granted the status of "Fit4Nuclear" - We now sit amongst a strong group of companies who will be focussing on winning work in the Nuclear Sector and being ...

TBF International Open Morning 

22 Sep

TBF International will be hosting an open morning on Thursday 28th September 9:30 am - 11:30 am.

Wigan’s Robin Park Arena could become ‘world class’ under Warriors 

21 Sep

A state-of-the-art multi-sports pitch in Wigan installed only three years ago could receive further investment and upgrade under plans proposed by the town’s legendary rugby league side.

adi Group Discusses Why OEM’s Value Responsible Suppliers 

21 Sep

James Sopwith, adi Group Strategic Account Director, discusses ‘Why OEM’s value responsible suppliers more’ over on Made In The Midlands TV.

Creating Our Largest Ever Product Catalogue 

21 Sep

We have launched the largest Pramet catalogue in our company’s history.

Lightening The Load In Heavy Engineering 

21 Sep

Dormer Pramet will use EMO 2017 to emphasize its capabilities across a range of industries.

Hydra Heads Towards Cast Iron 

21 Sep

Dormer Pramet has extended its Hydra range of replaceable carbide head drills by introducing a new option specifically for cast iron.

One Cutter, Many Choices 

21 Sep

A versatile new range of milling cutters and inserts form an important part of Dormer Pramet’s first product launch of 2017.

Widening The Options 

21 Sep

Dormer Pramet has launched new chip breakers for turning and bar peeling.

ACE to exhibit at the Medical Technology Ireland Expo & Conference 

21 Sep

Telford based company Advanced Chemical Etching Ltd (ACE) the largest independent etching company in the UK are excited to announce their appearance at the Medical Technology Ireland exhibition September 27th - 28th 2017 at Galway Racecourse...

Time For The Next Generation 

21 Sep

Dormer Pramet has launched a new generation of solid carbide multi-application drills to deliver a greater level of performance and economy.

MIM Breakfast Networking at HELLER a huge success 

21 Sep

Made in the Midlands recently held a breakfast networking event at HELLER Machine Tools' state of the art production facility in Redditch, attended by over 50 members.

Dark Thoughts 

20 Sep

With the clocks going back at the end of October, it is approaching the time of year when many of us will arrive at and leave our workplace in the dark.

Filtermist moves into new market with Dustcheck acquisition 

20 Sep

Telford based industrial air filtration specialist Filtermist International, part of the Swedish Absolent Group, is delighted to announce that it has acquired dust removal expert Dustcheck Limited in a deal worth £2.3m.

Amari Precision tubes now able to offer Laser Tube Cutting 

20 Sep

We're able to cut almost any profile both on the end of a tube and anywhere along its length.

Amari Precision tubes is proud to announce that we’re now able to offer Laser Tube Cutting 

20 Sep

We're able tocut almost any profile both on the end of a tube and anywhere along its length.

MyWorkwear celebrating 41 years in business 

20 Sep

On Friday 22nd September MyWorkwear will be celebrating their 41st anniversary.

Birmingham Business Park secures largest 2017 Solihull and M42 Corridor letting 

20 Sep

Following their recent purchase and refurbishment of 1320 Solihull Parkway Quartz Investments LLP has secured the largest office letting in Solihull and the M42 corridor this year, with the lease of more than 20,000 sq ft of grade A refurbished...

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