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Brenntag opens new facility inTurbine Business Park, Sunderland
Brenntag UK and Ireland opens the new site in the Turbine Business Park
Brenntag UK and Ireland opens the new site in the Turbine Business Park

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has held an Open Day celebrating the launch of the new site in the Turbine Business Park, Sunderland. The new Brenntag North East site is an important development for the region and will serve as a major chemical & ingredients distribution, service and sales facility for North […]

Energy
Newcastle College launches virtual reality offshore wind training facility
Newcastle College launches virtual reality offshore wind training facility

The world’s most advanced Immersive Hybrid Reality (iHR) offshore wind training facility, a virtual reality system commissioned for the Great Exhibition of the North, has been installed at Newcastle College’s Energy Academy in Wallsend to help train future engineers. Delivered by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre […]

Alan Wleby, Innovation Director, North East LEP
North East to pilot Open Innovation Challenge
North East to pilot Open Innovation Challenge

SMEs in the North East are being given the opportunity to partner with European businesses to develop new projects, solving problems posed by multinational manufacturers such as Nissan, Caterpillar and Komatsu. The North East has been selected to pilot the Open Innovation 2.0 Lab programme which is designed to encourage cross-border collaboration and to give […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
BLOG: How innovation and technology is changing the automotive sector in Britain
BLOG: How innovation and technology is changing the automotive sector in Britain

In the year 2040 a ban will come into force that stops the sale of any new petrol or diesel cars in Britain. Many commentators have argued the ban should come into force sooner because of the negative impact vehicle emissions have on air pollution. As I write this blog, the UK’s future relationship with […]

Manufacturing firm Falcon Panel Products moves to Infity Park, South Tyneside
Manufacturing company locates in Infinity Park and will create 14 new jobs
Manufacturing company locates in Infinity Park and will create 14 new jobs

Industrial property specialist HTA Real Estate has completed the largest letting at Infinity Park, bringing the new speculative development to 75% occupancy. Falcon Panel Products has signed a 10-year lease at the £5m scheme, located within Monkton Business Park in Hebburn, South Tyneside. Unit A, which extends to 31,524 sq ft, represents Falcon’s fifth acquisition […]

New route from Newcastle International Airport - London City launched
New London City route launched from Newcastle International Airport
New London City route launched from Newcastle International Airport

The first flight of a brand new service from Newcastle International Airport into the heart of central London has taken off today (7th Jan 2019).  The inaugural flight from the North East’s largest airport to London City departed this morning taking just over an hour to reach the capital. The flight, which is operated Flybe’s […]

Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth & New Tenant Texo CFS
Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth And New Tenant Texo CFS
Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth And New Tenant Texo CFS

Port of Blyth has announced it will soon be welcoming another new client to its offshore energy hub once a brand new £0.7m facility at its South Harbour terminal for fabricating specialists Texo CFS is completed. The Northumberland port, known as one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support bases, has developed an impressive cluster […]

SNOP Group builds new advanced manufacturing facility on IAMP
French automotive supplier SNOP to open new facility on IAMP
French automotive supplier SNOP to open new facility on IAMP

The frame of the first factory on a ground-breaking new development is rising into the sky, after it was announced French car parts manufacturer SNOP is relocating to International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), creating more than 100 new jobs. SNOP has committed to move its team to a £15 million manufacturing plant on the IAMP, […]