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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...

Wavenet expands with North West acquisition 

6 Apr

Solihull communications technology firm starts spending 'acquisition war chest' following 35m MBO last year...

Legal & General expands Solihull base 

5 Apr

Mortgage arm of finance group is moving to a new home in the town as it plans to grow team...

Warrior Doors in Tyseley 

26 Mar

Warrior Doors Ltd is an SME manufacturing company making stainless steel, aluminium and fully glazed high  security doors  for commercial properties, industrial premises, banks, bullion dealers, jewellers, local authority housing and housing...

Builders’ merchant set for fresh expansion in Birmingham 

16 Mar

Shirley-based builders\' merchant, EH Smith is set for fresh expansion in its West Midlands heartland.

New UK Central ‘Hub’ to create 77,500 jobs 

15 Mar

New 20-year masterplan outlines grand vision for area surrounding new HS2 station in Solihull including homes and commercial space...

Growth chiefs outline 20-year strategy to maximise UK Central 

14 Mar

The 20-year plan to capitalise on one of the Midlands most strategically important development sites has been officially unveiled.

Manufacturers react to Hammond’s pledge of £392m to Midlands Engine 

14 Mar

Midland manufacturers have continued to react to Philip Hammond’s recent pledge of £392m to the Midlands Engine Strategy from the Local Growth Fund.

Pension fund puts prime offices up for sale at £20m 

10 Mar

A Solihull office building has been put up for sale by its pension fund owner at an asking price of more than £20m.

Birmingham’s medical research, low energy technology and house building industries benefit from £54 million funding boost 

10 Mar

Communities Secretary Sajid Javed unveiled details of the latest Greater Birmingham and Solihull Growth Deal following the budget...

MIPIM 2017: How Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country plan to impress at the international property show 

9 Mar

MIPIM 2017 could see millions of pounds of investment flood into Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country...

University offer businesses a head of STEAM with new workshop 

8 Mar

Support worth over £2,000 is being made available to small businesses by Birmingham City University to help enterprises develop new ideas.

Profits up £15m as manufacturer delivers record results 

8 Mar

Engineering group Hill & Smith increased its pre-tax profits by £15m as it delivered a record set of results.

Tools supplier launches £1m distribution hub 

7 Mar

A Solihull tools supplier has officially launched its new £1m distribution facility, marking the company\'s drive to secure fresh growth.

Sports nutrition company in good shape after £72m acquisition 

7 Mar

A Solihull sports nutrition firm, highlighted as one of the UKs fastest growing companies, has been acquired in a private equity deal valued at £72m.

Range Rover officially unveils new Velar 

1 Mar

Luxury car manufacturer shows off brand new car which will be built at Solihull plant...

Business growth in Birmingham and Solihull outperforms rivals 

1 Mar

New data from Office for National Statistics show upward curve for Greater Birmingham and Solihull areas...

CWA feasts on completion of restaurant scheme 

1 Mar

Birmingham civil engineering consultancy CWA has completed the civil and structural engineering work on the new Carluccio\'s Italian restaurant in Solihull.

Range Rover confirms new Velar will be made in Solihull 

1 Mar

Fourth member of the Range Rover family is officially unveiled today as manufacturer says West Midlands plant will exclusively build the new luxury SUV...

City region’s economic growth outperforms UK rivals 

1 Mar

The latest raft of data from the Government has shown how Greater Birmingham and Solihull is being lifted by a rising economic tide in the region.

Massive new Carluccio’s restaurant in Solihull town centre announces opening date 

22 Feb

The Italian restaurant will front a new four-storey building at the Mell Square shopping centre...

Security firm looks to expand after adding £1m to turnover 

20 Feb

Increased demand for manned guarding, CCTV, fire and intruder alarms has helped a Solihull security firm add £1m to its turnover.

Designer fashion store Flannels opens in Solihull today 

17 Feb

It will stock women's, men's and children's luxury clothing, footwear and accessories...

Another strike planned for Topshop depot in Solihull 

15 Feb

Trade union GMB announces even more industrial action following walkouts last year at the logistics operation of Arcadia in dispute over wages...

Bar chain Revolution to open new Solihull venue 

15 Feb

Group which was founded 20 years is looking to add to its portfolio of sites across the Midlands...

Stolen JLR engines worth £3m recovered in dawn raids 

14 Feb

Engines worth £3m stolen from Jaguar Land Rovers Solihull plant have been recovered in dawn raids by police.

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Control system installation at Rolls Royce 

26 May

We are happy to announce that we are currently installing control panels for a flowline for Rolls Royce, which will allow engineers safe multi-level access to carry out work on their civil aircraft engines.

A fantastic day exhibiting at the Made in the Midlands Show for the first time! 

26 May

A fantastic day exhibiting at the Made in the Midlands Show for the first time.

Great day at the MIM Exhibition for SSS 

25 May

Stainless Steel Services had a great day at the Ricoh Arena at the MIM exhibition where Jon, Darren, Lesley, Darren and Graham met with both existing customers and some new future contacts for both the supply of Stainless Steel and any free...

First Exhibition for SSS 

25 May

I am delighted to say that today has been a great success for Stainless Steel Services who have had presented a stand at the Ricoh Arena for the MIM exhibition at to take the opportunity to promote again our 30th year anniversaryJon, Darren...

SKF Aeroengine UK Award 

25 May

ALCESTER BROACH Tool Co Ltdare proud to announce the awarding on 24th May 2017 of Approved Supplier status to prestigious UK aerospace firm SKF Aeroengine UK based in Stonehouse Glos.

London Waterbus Company 

25 May

As the summer gets closer, we are sending out a lot of ballast for small projects up and down the country.

Hadley Group at Made in the Midlands 

25 May

Come and take a look at what we have to offer, serving the Automotive and Bespoke Rollforming market.

Introducing Mattioli Woods plc, the wealth management and employee benefits experts Made in the Midlands 

24 May

FROM a converted garage to a new purpose-built £15million headquarters.

Win workwear at #MITMEXPO17 

24 May

Want the chance to win £250 worth of FREE workwear? then come and see the MyWorkwear team tomorrow on stand N141 where you can tell us how many stitches you think are in this embroidered logo t-shirt! See you at the expo...

Win workwear at #MIMEXPO17 

24 May

Want the chance to win £250 worth of FREE workwear? then come and see the MyWorkwear team tomorrow on stand N141 where you can tell us how many stitches you think are in this embroidered logo t-shirt! See you at the expo...

Made in the Midlands Exhibition seminar overviews 

24 May

10:00AM - ASIF MOGHAL - AUTODESKAutodesk makes software for people who make things.

Health and safety announcement for Made in the Midlands Exhibition visitors 

24 May

Made in the Midlands have introduced a number of additional security measures to make our biggest ever exhibition safe and secure.

Another Energy Refund Secured In The First 12 Months Of Working With Control Energy Costs Ltd For Salop Design & Salop Powder Coating 

24 May

Christopher Greenough, Commercial Director of Salop Design Salop Powder Coating in Shrewsbury invited Liam Conway of Control Energy Costs Ltd (CEC) to visit their new 630 Tonne progression press and to complete the paperwork to secure yet...

KoneCranes appoints Forward Industrial Products Group Ltd as Official Sales Partner for Agilon 

24 May

On the 25th May 2017 Forward Industrial Products Group Ltd launches the next generation Konecranes Agilon material handling solution at the ‘Made in the Midlands’ Exhibition 2017, Ricoh Arena stand E35.

Aston University to help build ‘Big Data Corridor’ to support SME growth 

24 May

Data driven innovation project to support SMEs given the go aheadProject led by Digital Birmingham at Birmingham City Council in partnership with Aston University and othersA £2.5 million data driven innovation project which will help small...

See you tomorrow 

24 May

We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow at the MIM exhibition where Stainless Steel Services Limited can be found at stand K100Come and meet with Jon Rowley and Darren from our Sales team and also Lesley, Graham and Darren Moult throughout...

Become ‘Workwear Happy’ at the #MIMEXPO17 

24 May

MyWorkwear are delighted to be exhibiting on stand N141 at the #MIMEXPO17 this Thursday.

Become ‘Workwear Happy’ at the #MITMEXPO17 

24 May

MyWorkwear are delighted to be exhibiting on stand N141 at the #MITMEXPO17 this Thursday.

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