Advanced Manufacturing Forum asserts its position as a voice to the North East manufacturing community with new board appointments
Advanced Manufacturing Forum asserts its position as a voice to the North East manufacturing community with new board appointments
Advanced Manufacturing Forum asserts its position as a voice to the North East manufacturing community with new board appointments

The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) has appointed a new Chair and two Vice-Chairs to support its new growth strategy and to strengthen its position as a voice for North East manufacturing companies.   The AMF has appointed Richard Swart as Chair, Rachel Mansfield as Vice Chair and has promoted board member Alan Metcalfe to Vice […]

US tech business, Turntide Technologies £100m investment, acquires two North East companies
US tech business, Turntide Technologies £100m investment, acquires two North East companies
US tech business, Turntide Technologies £100m investment, acquires two North East companies

Turntide Technologies, headquartered in California, is entering the transport space with the acquisition of two UK-based businesses, Hyperdrive Innovation Ltd and BorgWarner Gateshead Ltd. The acquisition of Hyperdrive Innovation and BorgWarner Gateshead aims to position Turntide to accelerate existing technologies and capabilities to reduce energy use and cost for commercial transportation services. A new division […]

UK’s first overseas wind farm set to create 15,000 jobs with £200m North East plant
UK’s first overseas wind farm set to create 15,000 jobs with £200m North East plant
UK’s first overseas wind farm set to create 15,000 jobs with £200m North East plant

A renewable power company has announced that the country’s first overseas wind farm will create 15,000 new jobs across the country. Hecate Independent Power (HIP) has today launched its HIP Atlantic Project, which will be based in the North Atlantic and connected to the UK by a £200m power cable plant that will be manufactured […]

PLANS FOR PHASE TWO DEVELOPMENT SUBMITTED BY AIRVIEW PARK
PLANS FOR PHASE TWO DEVELOPMENT SUBMITTED BY AIRVIEW PARK
PLANS FOR PHASE TWO DEVELOPMENT SUBMITTED BY AIRVIEW PARK

Plans to construct a new multi-million pound office scheme for North East companies to launch, scale-up or take advantage of global trade and export links have been submitted to Newcastle City Council by Tynexe Commercial Ltd, developers of AirView Park. The application, which will become phase two of AirView Park next to Newcastle International Airport, […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

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

Hitachi Rail starts welding brand new British trains as investment in North East factory reaches £110m
Hitachi Rail starts welding brand new British trains as investment in North East factory reaches £110m
Hitachi Rail starts welding brand new British trains as investment in North East factory reaches £110m

Hitachi Rail’s investment at its County Durham factory – which now totals £110million – sees new facilities completed, allowing welding and painting to start on brand new UK passenger trains. New welding and painting facilities will be used to build the next generation of intercity trains for East Midlands Railway and Avanti West Coast. Around […]