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Turnover and profit growth for historic Sandwell chemical manufacturing firm


One of Sandwell’s longest standing manufacturing firms Robinson Brothers has reported increased turnover and profit during its latest financial year.

Cradley Heath company bought by UTS


Howard Lee and Son Ltd has been acquired by United Tooling Solutions (UTS), a subsidiary of Exeter-based Troy (UK) Ltd.

Sandwell property developer positioned for future growth


The directors of Sandwell family-run property development company Regalhill Ltd have reported that they are pleased with the financial strength of the group and satisfied that it is well positioned for future growth.

West Midlands is a major region for foreign investment


For the fifth year in a row, the West Midlands has been hailed as the UK’s leading location for foreign investment outside of London and the South East.

West Bromwich manufacturer receives six-figure COVID loan


Central RPL, a manufacturer of PVCu products based on the Kelvin Way Trading Estate in West Bromwich, has secured a six-figure loan through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

West Bromwich Albion CEO set to retire and successor named


The chief executive of West Bromwich Albion has announced that he is to retire. Mark Jenkins is stepping down after 18 years of service at the football club and a season ending in promotion back to the Premier League.

Commuters urged to plan ahead due to car park closure


Motorists who use the overflow car park at Dudley Port train station are being advised to find alternatives after it closes for construction work on Monday 24 August.

A distributor of packaging solutions #madeinsandwell secures multimillion-pound funding


Local manufacturer and distributor of packaging solutions NDC Polipak Ltd falls under this week’s #madeinsandwell spotlight having recently secured a seven-figure finance facility to protect its future.

A triple dose of good news for the Midlands aerospace industry


There’s good news for companies involved in the aerospace industry, both nationally and here in the Midlands.

Are you ready to Roll & Stroll?


Sandwell Council is working alongside Transport for West Midlands to offer free business support through the Roll & Stroll for Businesses programme.