Elmtronics CEO Dan Martin (right) and Technical Director Anthony Piggott with one of the recharging units at their Business Durham base in Consett, County Durham.
EV charging firm, Elmtronics sparks £1.5m investment to develop UK network
EV charging firm, Elmtronics sparks £1.5m investment to develop UK network

An award-winning electric vehicle (EV) charging company, Elmtronics is set to step up the roll-out of charging points across the country after securing a £1.5m investment. Elmtronics, which is based in Consett and is the UK’s leading independent provider of charging points, has raised the funding from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), which is supported by […]

Owner of Reece Group - John Reece
North East’s Reece Group Engineers a positive future with encouraging financial results
North East’s Reece Group Engineers a positive future with encouraging financial results

Reece Group has announced positive end of year results for 2019 which reflect new contract wins, business growth and advances in product technology. The North East-based organisation, the holding company for Pearson Engineering, Responsive Engineering and Velocity, has announced a collective turnover of £64.6m for the year ending December 2019. This is up 48% on […]

The Northern Spire Bridge, Sunderland Opens August 2018
Deal agreed for Sunderland’s £60m Hillthorn Park that will create a manufacturing hub and could support the creation of 1,600 jobs.
Deal agreed for Sunderland’s £60m Hillthorn Park that will create a manufacturing hub and could support the creation of 1,600 jobs.

Deal agreed for £60m Sunderland regeneration scheme to redevelop the 61.8-acre Hillthorn Park site in Washington into a manufacturing hub, that could support the creation of 1,600 jobs. Legal & General, on behalf of its Industrial Property Investment Fund, has agreed a deal with Sunderland City Council to invest £60m in a regeneration scheme that […]

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 […]

NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event
NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event
NRG and Newcastle United Foundation deliver career pathways into Contact Centre and Manufacturing event

Over 20 leading North East businesses recently gathered at St James’ Park to deliver a unique twist on a traditional jobs fair, helping to support the young participants of Newcastle United Foundation’s employability programme. This event gave participants the chance to take a closer look at the career pathways available in contact centre and manufacturing […]

IAMP Breaks Ground, Sunderland/South Tyneside
Work starts on major manufacturing hub
Work starts on major manufacturing hub

WORK that will pave the way for one of the most significant national development sites at the heart of the North East is now underway.  The International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) will be a key manufacturing hub for the North.   Planning permission was granted for the development of phase one of the IAMP in […]

Tommee Tippee re-location, North East England
Tommee Tippee set to launch new global headquarters in North Tyneside
Tommee Tippee set to launch new global headquarters in North Tyneside

Mayborn Group, the home of much loved baby brands Tommee Tippee and Gro, today announced that it had secured the lease on a new office building on Balliol Business Park, North Tyneside, from which it will drive its next phase of growth. The new site, which will become the Global Headquarters for Mayborn, offers twice […]

M&E Conference 2017, Newcastle
Speaker line-up revealed for Manufacturing & Engineering 2017 conference in Newcastle
Speaker line-up revealed for Manufacturing & Engineering 2017 conference in Newcastle

Manufacturing & Engineering 2017; an award winning event which supports North East innovation and growth is back this July in Newcastle Manufacturing & Engineering 2017 will feature its strongest conference line-up yet when it opens in Newcastle this July. Visitors attending the event at the Metro Radio Arena, on 5-6th July can hear from world-class speakers […]