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DPD delivers turnover of more than £1.3bn


Award-winning Smethwick-based parcel giant DPD Group UK has increased its annual turnover by over £100m, passing the £1.3bn mark in the most recent financial year.

Sandwell businesses: Sandwell Council is ready for your thoughts


It takes just five minutes to complete Sandwell Council’s survey and help shape the future for people and business in the borough.

Midlands Engine signs agreement with Zhejiang Province


The Midlands Engine has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Province of Zhejiang in China to promote science and technology co-operation between the regions.

Still motoring: our #madeinsandwell Monday update this week features classic car parts company David Manners Group


This #madeinsandwell Monday we are revisiting local firm David Manners Group, which we first featured back in 2017. Since then it has continued down the road to success with several notable achievements.

Black Country Growth Hub is going on tour!


Experts from the Black Country Growth Hub will be hitting the road later this month to bring free and impartial business advice to the region.

Well-known Black Country businessman Ninder Johal takes on WM5G role


Congratulations to prominent Black Country businessman Ninder Johal on being appointed as a non-executive director of West Midlands 5G Limited (WM5G), a new organisation set up to deliver the UK’s first region-wide 5G testbed.

Complete this five-minute survey and help influence Sandwell’s future


Please may we borrow you for five minutes? Sandwell Council is reaching out to local residents and businesses to ask for help to make Sandwell the best place it can be.

Turnover rises at Sandwell metal manufacturer


During its latest financial year Sandwell cold roll metal forming firm Metsec reported a turnover of £103m for the year to 31 March 2019, up from £100m in the prior 12 months.

Sandwell security doors specialist achieves HOOPLY authorised distributor status


Sandwell firm Latham’s Security Doorsets Ltd has been approved as an authorised UK distribution partner for HOOPLY products throughout the UK and Europe. HOOPLY is a world-renowned manufacturer of burglar-proof door locks and related hardware products.

Functional fitness classes helping to keep Sandwell kids active and boost mental health


Fit Kids Oldbury has launched a new initiative to help kids in Sandwell get fit and improve their mental health through its unique and interactive functional fitness sessions.