Liebherr expands its Sunderland base
Transformation plan for abandoned waste site
Transformation plan for abandoned waste site

An abandoned waste site is to be transformed into use as a key manufacturing site after being bought by Sunderland City Council. The major regeneration scheme will see leading crane manufacturer Liebherr expanding its business into the former Alex Smiles waste site in Deptford. Liebherr Sunderland builds maritime cranes and cargo handling equipment from its […]

North East Based TPS Collaborate on Ground-breaking Project to Install a Smart Network of Rapid EV Charging Hubs
North East Based TPS Collaborate on Ground-breaking Project to Install a Smart Network of Rapid EV Charging Hubs
North East Based TPS Collaborate on Ground-breaking Project to Install a Smart Network of Rapid EV Charging Hubs

North-East of England based Turbo Power Systems Ltd (TPS) have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Ricardo Energy & Environment, Western Power Distribution and Electricity North West, for the demonstration of a novel, smart DC network of rapid Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers as part of a funded program from the UK […]

Northumberland shows its ambition as new chapter opens for Ashwood Business Park
Northumberland shows its ambition as new chapter opens for Ashwood Business Park
Northumberland shows its ambition as new chapter opens for Ashwood Business Park

A new masterplan for a 62 acre-site at Ashwood Business Park in Northumberland will be officially unveiled today (October 30) at the Advanced Engineering 2019 exhibition at Birmingham NEC. The next phase in the site’s development – which is being spearheaded by economic regeneration company Advance Northumberland – is set to make Ashwood Business Park […]

HYVE Electric Battery Plant based at Hyperdrive Innovation, Sunderland
Sunderland’s innovative partnerships are driving jobs and the economy
Sunderland’s innovative partnerships are driving jobs and the economy

Sunderland’s strong global position as a leading automotive and advanced manufacturing hub continues to grow. The car-making sector is helping to build a strong knowledge economy in the city, which is key to the North East’s economic growth. Sunderland City Council is playing a leading role, building strong partnerships with innovators, entrepreneurs, universities and business […]

Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe, part of a global Fortune 500 corporation founded in 1615, is the first tenant to sign up for a new business unit at Jade Business Park in Durham.
Sumitomo Announced as First Tenant at Jade Business Park, Durham
Sumitomo Announced as First Tenant at Jade Business Park, Durham

Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe, part of a global Fortune 500 corporation founded in 1615, is the first tenant to sign up for a new business unit at Jade Business Park in Durham. Jade Business Park, which is now under construction, is a 55 acre employment site just moments from the A19 and Dalton Park […]

NEAA 2019 Expo event at The Beacon of Light in Sunderland Picture: DAVID WOOD
Over 600 delegates attend NE Auto Expo in massive show of strength for the North East automotive sector
Over 600 delegates attend NE Auto Expo in massive show of strength for the North East automotive sector

Delegates at the fifth annual NE Auto Expo, coordinated by the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA), heard the sector has created 8,000 jobs and attracted £1.9 billion of capital investment in the last ten years. Both figures are set to grow strongly with the creation of the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), situated close to […]

HARWORTH CEMENTS GROWTH PLANS FOR LYNX PRECAST AIDING £1.6M PURCHASE DEAL
HARWORTH CEMENTS GROWTH PLANS FOR LYNX PRECAST AIDING £1.6M PURCHASE DEAL
HARWORTH CEMENTS GROWTH PLANS FOR LYNX PRECAST AIDING £1.6M PURCHASE DEAL

A successful working partnership between land regeneration and property development company, Harworth Group plc, and commercial tenant, Lynx Precast, has led to a £1.6m purchase agreement enabling the concrete manufacturer to buy existing premises as well as additional land for future expansion at Lynefield Park, Northumberland. The ownership arrangement will see Harworth Group hand part […]

Snorkel, Washington, Tyne and Wear
Sunderland based, Snorkel UK growing from strength to strength
Sunderland based, Snorkel UK growing from strength to strength

Washington-based Snorkel Europe Limited has almost doubled employee numbers in the last two years and increased sales by 79 per cent since 2015. The exceptional growth owes much to thriving global exports. The Sunderland plant of the worldwide Snorkel business produces the largest proportion of Snorkel aerial work platforms for markets outside of North America.  […]