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Merritts support University of Nottingham with intern appointment

Merritts support University of Nottingham with intern appointment

July marks the end of studying and the beginning of the search for an internship or full-time role for many students. Kirkby in Ashfield based heavy machinery moving specialists Joseph Merritt Group Plc has partnered with Unitemps, the student placement service offered by The University of Nottingham, and has appointed Thomas Farrelly as a Data Analyst to support the sales and marketing team. Thomas, who lives in West Bridgford, already has a BSc (Hons) Technology …

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Pasta Manufacturer tells growth story since Rank Hovis McDougall buy-out

Pasta Manufacturer tells growth story since Rank Hovis McDougall buy-out

Simon Webber and Gordon Chetwood were the guest speakers at the latest Saffery Champness Food & Agri forum dinner. During their highly entertaining ‘double act’ they explained their impressive story of growth since Simon led a management buy-out from Rank Hovis McDougall in 2003. The event was held at the George Hotel in Stamford and was attended by over 20 Senior Directors from UK based food produce growers and food manufacturers who were keen to …

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Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E, the world’s first electric airplane race set to launch its inaugural series in 2020. Airbus is the Official Founding Partner of Air Race E. The competition aims to drive the development and adoption of cleaner, faster, and more technologically advanced electric engines that can be applied to urban air mobility vehicles and, eventually, commercial aircraft. Air Race E will follow a format similar to the …

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Double Win for Frame Fast UK at Local Business Awards

Double Win for Frame Fast UK at Local Business Awards

It’s a double win for Frame Fast UK, Derby’s largest trade fabricator, at the East Midlands Chamber Derbyshire Business Awards 2018. As well as being crowned Manufacturer of the Year for a second year in a row, Frame Fast picked up the Entrepreneur of the Year award for founder and director, Paul Brighouse. “We are so pleased with our double win at the awards this year,” says Nigel Leivers, Director at Frame Fast. “It’s a …

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LINECROSS GROUP CONTINUES INVESTMENT IN ITS RUTLAND BASE

LINECROSS GROUP CONTINUES INVESTMENT IN ITS RUTLAND BASE

It’s been another exciting few months for the South Luffenham-based Linecross Group, one of the Midlands’ leading manufacturers of vacuum-formed thermoplastic, polyurethane and injection moulded components. The company, which has just celebrated its 50th anniversary, has invested £3.1m in new plant and equipment and is currently working on the development of a number of innovative new products for several global brands. A significant investment has been made in three of the latest vacuum forming machines, …

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