Keltruck, headquartered on Kenrick Way in West Bromwich, increased its turnover from £149.6m to £156.8m for the year to 31 December 2018. This was matched by a jump in pre-tax profits from £4.6m to £5m.
Last night (Thursday 11 July) saw the annual Sandwell Business Awards dinner and the launch of our Sandwell Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies Index for 2019. Who are this year’s winners?
It’s that time of year again: the 2019 Sandwell Business Awards dinner will take place at Sandwell College this evening (Thursday 11 July). At the ceremony Think Sandwell will also launch the Top 50 Fastest Growing Businesses Index for 2019.
Who will top the list this year?
Sandwell automotive supplier Alucast has secured more than £3m of new contracts from car makers looking to explore ways of reducing weight on future models. A new larger facility along with the new contracts will create tens of new jobs for the region.
We did it! Sandwell Council has once again landed a prize at the FSB (Birmingham, Black Country and Staffordshire) Local Authority ‘Small Business Friendly’ Awards.
A roadshow offering information and advice about employment and training will be coming to Sandwell on Saturday 13 July.
New figures published by the British Business Bank reveal that almost £70m has been lent to small businesses in the Midlands through its Start Up Loans programme, and that investment in West Midlands’ firms rose by 81 per cent in 2018 to £207m.
This week #madeinsandwell Monday celebrates the wonderful diversity of our borough with the Ola Sandwell and Birmingham Mela, which will be returning to Victoria Park in July for its annual celebration of Asian music and culture.
Inflatable theme park Inflata Nation will be opening a new site in West Bromwich in June.
Representatives from Sandwell Business Ambassadors have called on local companies and organisations to get on board to support the Midland Metropolitan Hospital, following the group’s visit last week to the site of the multi-million pound health facility.