Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition
Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition
Expansion into the Manufacturing Zone for Tyne and Wear Marine following acquisition

An innovative marine engineering company has relocated to a larger premises in South Tyneside to meet growing demand for its services, following the acquisition of another company to expand its range of capabilities. Established in 2015, Tyne and Wear Marine Limited offers a complete marine service, from safety boats, commercial vessels and custom fabrication and […]

Saietta Group, a green engineering firm, expands to Sunderland
Saietta Group, a green engineering firm, expands to Sunderland
Saietta Group, a green engineering firm, expands to Sunderland

Saietta Group, an AIM-listed green engineering firm is expanding into Sunderland and on-shoring from China, after securing a facility in Houghton-le-Spring. Saietta Group, a UK based global business that specialises in the design, development and supply of electric powertrains, has signed a lease on the former ZF site in Rainton Bridge, in a move that […]

Britishvolt and VKTR sign MoU to secure supply chain from Indonesia for companies full-scale Gigaplant
Britishvolt and VKTR sign MoU to secure supply chain from Indonesia for companies full-scale Gigaplant
Britishvolt and VKTR sign MoU to secure supply chain from Indonesia for companies full-scale Gigaplant

Battery pioneer Britishvolt and VKTR, a new division of Bakrie Autoparts, a part of Bakrie & Brothers, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] to partner on the development of a transparent and lower carbon supply of nickel sulphate from Indonesia as well as a battery technology R&D roadmap. The first phase of the cooperation […]

Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland
Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland
Work underway at Hillthorn Business Park, Sunderland

Construction of the first phase of a £80m industrial development is underway in Sunderland. Legal & General-backed Hillthorn Business Park in Washington is on-track with GMI Construction Group poised to deliver the first tranche of buildings – seven of ten that will eventually stand on the site when it is fully developed – set to […]

Britishvolt and Aston Martin partner to develop high performance battery technology
Britishvolt and Aston Martin partner to develop high performance battery technology
Britishvolt and Aston Martin partner to develop high performance battery technology

Battery pioneer Britishvolt, the UK’s foremost investor in battery cell technologies and R&D, is delighted to partner with Aston Martin, as the ultra-luxury carmaker moves another step forward in its journey to electrification, with an agreement to develop bespoke high performance battery cell technology. The collaboration, formalised in a Memorandum of Understanding, further supports the […]

Port of Sunderland to play a quay role in tackling UK food shortages
Port of Sunderland to play a quay role in tackling UK food shortages
Port of Sunderland to play a quay role in tackling UK food shortages

The Port of Sunderland is soon to be home to one of Europe’s largest dedicated liquid fertiliser terminals, providing a major boost to British farmers and growers while positioning the Port at the heart of the global fertiliser supply chain. Brineflow, a leading manufacturer of Nitrasol brand liquid nitrogen fertilisers, has started work on the […]

Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business
Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business
Lockheed Martin accelerates UK space strategy as it eyes up new manufacturing investment in North East England for its growing UK space business

Lockheed Martin, a global leader in space systems development, manufacturing and services, is looking for North East businesses and skills organisations to support its plans to develop a bold new future for the UK’s space sector.  Senior executives from the company are in Newcastle today to explore options for its space business, which could potentially […]

Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space
Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space
Beyond frontiers – Exploring the market opportunity in space

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England The UK Space Opportunity The UK has a vibrant space economy built on renowned science and technology, along with leading manufacturing and operational capabilities.  There are highly innovative companies based in the UK that are part of an international space economy, with well-established global supply […]