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Battery manufacturer, Cell Pack Solutions, powers growth with significant acquisition
Battery manufacturer, Cell Pack Solutions, powers growth with significant acquisition

South Tyneside custom battery pack manufacturer Cell Pack Solutions is fuelling further growth with the acquisition of the battery division of East Anglian based Tracer Power. Award winning Cell Pack Solutions, which was established over 20 years ago, doubled the size of its business in January 2021 when it bought the Tracer Power Battery Division […]

Working together to create a better future for the region
Working together to create a better future for the region

Earlier this month, Xplor, who provide management software for health and fitness clubs, chose Newcastle its new base for their service delivery business and will look to create over 200 new jobs this year as part of their global expansion plans. The initial enquiry came via Invest North East England and director, Guy Currey, initially […]

International technology firm Xplor, locates in Newcastle creating over 200 jobs
International technology firm Xplor, locates in Newcastle creating over 200 jobs

Newcastle has beaten off stiff competition from nine other UK cities as a business location for international software and payments firm, Xplor. As part of their global expansion plans, Xplor, a leading provider of enterprise software, payments and commerce-enabling solutions for businesses, has selected Newcastle city centre as the location of its new customer service […]

AIRVIEW PARK – DEVELOPER PLANS NEW OFFICE SCHEME TO SUPPORT NORTH EAST’S RECOVERY DRIVE
AIRVIEW PARK – DEVELOPER PLANS NEW OFFICE SCHEME TO SUPPORT NORTH EAST’S RECOVERY DRIVE

Tynexe Commercial Ltd, developer of AirView Park, has agreed the release of funds to submit a planning application for a new, 18,000 sq ft, high quality office-based scheme. It will comprise of two buildings aimed at delivering new jobs, inward investment and business growth opportunities to strengthen the North East’s recovery.   The scheme could […]

County Durham Growth Fund injects £225k cash boost to create manufacturing jobs
County Durham Growth Fund injects £225k cash boost to create manufacturing jobs

The County Durham Growth Fund has awarded grants of nearly quarter of a million to two manufacturers from across the county, helping to create over 30 jobs. Established in April 2019, the fund is a £8.9m capital grant scheme providing grants to small and medium enterprises in County Durham to accelerate their growth. Each of […]

Successful Innovation Programme extended
Successful Innovation Programme extended

A programme that has already nurtured the bright ideas of 200 regional businesses is to be extended by the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Since its launch in 2011, the Innovation Programme has provided advice and funding worth more than £1,400,000 to help companies become more innovative and competitive – creating 128 jobs […]

County Durham start-ups to benefit from accelerator programme
County Durham start-ups to benefit from accelerator programme

Eleven entrepreneurs are set for success by taking part in the six-month Durham City Incubator programme to develop their businesses. The County Durham start-ups hope to follow in the footsteps of Plastech Innovation, Heartwood Skills CIC and ChatPro who have all successfully completed the accelerator programme over the last three years. Durham City Incubator (DCI) […]

Work begins on Station Place – a landmark industrial development in County Durham
Work begins on Station Place – a landmark industrial development in County Durham

The latest phase of a major County Durham scheme is now underway with the development of a range of industrial units at Station Place in Newton Aycliffe. Station Place, which is now under construction, is part of the wider £90m Merchant Park industrial scheme in Newton Aycliffe – a 65-acre development at Aycliffe Business Park […]