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Poster for the Black Country Business Festival start up event

Looking to start up or scale up? This event could be for you

The Black Country Chamber Start-Up Business Club (SUBC) and Start Up Dudley are hosting an event on Wednesday 6 October for businesses within two years of trading or for anyone in the early stages of thinking of becoming self-employed.

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West Bromwich based Steel & Alloy Holdings sees turnover up by 30%!

Turnover has been driven up by more than 30 per cent at Steel & Alloy Holdings as the automotive sector started to make a recovery. The West Bromwich group, which supplies steel to car makers in the UK, including Jaguar Land Rover, Honda and Ford, is undergoing a rebranding process to focus 100 per cent […]

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BT’s new 75,000sq ft office formally Opens in West Bromwich

1 Providence Place (formerly known as the All Saints development) is now open… to mark the formal event, on Tuesday 7th February 2012, Olympic hero and  record-breaking decathlete Daley Thompson, joined children, community leaders, dignitaries and Sandwell businesspeople to celebrate what is being touted as “a giant leap into the future”. This major office development […]

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Manufacturing Advisory Service pledges support to Black Country SMEs

THE newly-reconstituted Manufacturing Advisory Service has outlined how it will continue to support SMEs in its Black Country heartland. At a meeting arranged by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce and hosted at the West Bromwich headquarters of the National Metalforming Centre, MAS representatives outlined to more than 70 manufacturers from the area what would […]

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Interview with Pure Offices Centre Manager on New Oldbury Offices

news story  By Ceri Lenahan ⋅Easy Space on January 16, 2012, take from Pure Offices is an independent serviced office company that runs environmentally-focused business centres across the UK. Backed by a long-term funding agreement with property management firm Highcross, Pure Offices now operates from 11 business centres across the country in prime locations […]

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AluCast Ltd in Olympic Torch Deal

Alucast, which employs over 100 people at its Wednesbury base in the West Midlands, has been chosen by Coventry-based Premier Group to manufacture the top and bottom caps for the London 2012 Olympic torch. The company is responsible for tooling, machining and polishing using gravity casting technology to produce the aluminium components that hold the […]

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Majorsell Ltd relocates to new facility in Sandwell

Front L – R:  Deborah Burrows &  Arthur Turner  – Directors of Majorsell Ltd Back L – R :   Charles Lartey  – thinkSandwell   &  Rachel Eade  – Manufacturing Advisory Service Inward Investment Officer                National Automotive Sector Lead. Images from Majorsell launch event 20th January 2012. (more to be added shortly.) thinkSandwell supports Majorsells relocation to Oldbury.

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Sandwell Companies Feature in new City Region Auto Sector Campaign.

Sandwell companies feature prominently in a new campaign to demonstate the strength of the auto components sector across the wider Birmingham and Black Country city region. The  advert was launched last week in India at Auto Expo 2012, whioch run from 5th – 11th January 2012, in  New Delhi. Companies such as Rimstock (West Bromwich), […]

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New swimming pool coming to Tipton

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council has appointed the Midlands office of national construction firm Willmott Dixon to build an £8m pool and leisure centre in Tipton. And to help your business benefit too, finditinsandwell is working hard to bring you ‘meet the buyer’ opportunities with Willmott Dixon’s decision makers. Tipton’s new swimming and leisure complex, which […]

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Symphony Automation wins Low Carbon Innovation Award

Black Country based Symphony Automation were successful in winning the MEBC (Midland Environmental Business Club) low carbon innovation award at the 20th Anniversary dinner,  held at Birmingham City Council House on the 7Th December 2011. The MEBC was formed in 1991 and actively promotes sustainable solutions and the benefits that can be gained from their […]

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