Category Archives: Other discrete

Xeros wants a manufacturer with balls

A company that invented a washing machine that does away with the need for water is reported to be heading for a £100m stock market flotation and is on the lookout for a manufacturer with the balls to make it. … Continue reading

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New manufacturing news website goes live

After over 1000 blogs, the Whats Happening in Manufacturing blog spot has grown up and become the sector’s newest fully functioning 24/7 manufacturing news website. WHIMFING.com (What’s Happening In Manufacturing) boasts “no frills; just facts”. It’s “where busy people who … Continue reading

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Amarinth leads the way to growth

Suffolk pump manufacturer Amarinth says the implementation of “an effective leadership strategy” has helped it to boost exports, increase sales and take on eight new people. Amarinth, a specialist in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated … Continue reading

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Future Manufacturing Award winners announced

Prosthetics manufacturer Chas. A. Blatchford & Sons has been declared the ‘winner of winners’ for its “ambition to delivering quality products to improve people’s lives” at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2013 which celebrate the strengths of UK manufacturing. The … Continue reading

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Bombardier’s Derby factory to build Crossrail trains

The government announced today that 760 UK manufacturing jobs and 80 apprenticeships will be supported by its decision to award a contract for 65 trains to be built at the Bombardier factory in Derby. Transport for London (TfL) and The … Continue reading

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Spirax-Sarco acquires Bio Pure in £8.5m deal

The steam control and pumping specialist Spirax-Sarco Engineering has acquired Portsmouth-based Bio Pure Technology for £8.5 million. Bio Pure,which specialises in the design and production of advanced single use tubing connector systems for the biopharmaceutical industry, will operate as part … Continue reading

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Airedale Springs appoints director who rose from the ranks

Airedale Springs has appointed a man who joined the company more than 20 years ago as a manufacturing operative to the its board. The Haworth-based firm appointed Steve Hart (pictured) to sit on the board following his promotion from technical … Continue reading

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