Pattonair expands into Asia with a new base in Japan

A major Derby-based aerospace company has celebrated its expansion into the Asia Pacific region with the official opening of a new office in Nagoya, Japan.   The move strengthens Pattonair’s presence in Japan’s aerospace industry, supporting the company’s growing customer base there

Derby Company Wins Prestigious Locomotive Engineering Award

Composite Braiding, a manufacturing firm specialising in thermoplastic composite braiding technology, has won a prestigious award at the Global Light Rail Awards 2019.   The firm, which is based at the iHub on Infinity Park, alongside a consortium of manufacturers, has won


Aluminium extrusion machinery has been installed ready for commissioning at Garnalex’s new production facility at Nether Heage in Derbyshire. The new £9m facility will begin manufacturing later in 2019, supplying trade extrusions. Garnalex is then looking to launch an aluminium window system

Finch Consulting Announce Further Senior Hires

Expansion plans are continuing at Finch Consulting as it announces the appointment of two senior hires. Martin White and Julia Thomas are part of Finch’s continued growth strategy to strengthen and broaden its capabilities in key areas alongside recent significant investment in

Saving the Last Bellfoundry in Britain

Loughborough Bellfoundry awarded crucial development funding but £1 million still needed to help save it The Loughborough Bellfoundry, also known as John Taylor’s Bellfoundry, is the last major bellfoundry in the UK and Commonwealth. Its bells can be heard by hundreds of

Ibstock Brick open new £250,000 on-site staff restaurant.

Three award winning companies have combined skills to help Ibstock Brick open its new on-site staff restaurant. Called ‘Food Factory,’ the new restaurant  was completed in April and was recently officially opened at a gathering of the project team that involved interior