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  • AESSEAL® featured among LSE 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain Rotherham based AESSEAL plc, has been named as one of the “1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain” in a recently released report by the London Stock Exchange Group.The report that launched on Friday 25th of November identifies some of the fastest growing and most dynamic small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.The report paints a bright picture of the UK economy and in particular dispels certain myths, for example: The report includes businesses from all regions of the UK and, manufacturing businesses account for almost 200 of the 1,000 companies listed.AESSEAL® are the world’s fourth largest manufacturer of mechanical seals and systems. They supply customers in a wide range of industries including oil ...
    Posted 12 Dec 2013, 03:42 by RiDO Rotherham
  • 14 million pound bid to attract investment The Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is bidding for £14.2 million of central government funding to help to attract modern manufacturing and technology investors to the area.If successful, the money from Government will help to fund £37.5m of improvements to the Sheffield City Region Enterprise Zone which is part of Derbyshire County Council’s Markham Vale site near Chesterfield. This will help to unlock over £80m of private sector investment and create over 2,000 jobs.The LEP’s bid includes plans to build 180,000 square feet of medium sized business units to provide ready-made workplaces for international businesses to move straight into. The project also includes developing large areas of land so ...
    Posted 2 Dec 2013, 06:10 by RiDO Rotherham
  • Rotherham’s Young Entrepreneur Wins Chamber Award for Most Promising Business Startup! 12 months ago Andrew Thomas (25), from Clifton, Rotherham, gave up his day job as a sales engineer for a local manufacturing firm and followed his lifelong dream to start his own company whilst on holiday in Mexico. Andrew started the company CCTV Factory UK LTD after been inspired by the enormous amount of people who were buying and selling on eBay, little did he know of the roller-coaster ride he had let himself in for. Just three months into the business, he was buying and selling CCTV cameras at a phenomenal rate, which meant he could no longer hold down a full time job. “It was the biggest decision of my life leaving a career with many prospects ...
    Posted 23 Oct 2013, 02:14 by RiDO Rotherham
  • Local Company Launches Halal Food Festival at ExCel London A specialist South Yorkshire Exhibition consultancy is reeling in the success of one of their most recent projects, after assisting the recruitment of around 100 exhibitors and 15000 visitors at the inaugural Halal Food Festival at ExCel London.The event, brainchild of London based Halal Events Ltd, was created to fill the growing desire from affluent Middle Class Muslims to experience a greater range of Halal offerings and companies wishing to raise the profile of their Halal Brands. “We were approached by the organisers of the Halal Food Festival to help them with the recruitment of exhibitors”, said Paul Tomes, Director of The Expo People. “With such a specific brief and a really fresh vision, it was a project we ...
    Posted 23 Oct 2013, 02:15 by RiDO Rotherham
  • Fripp Has Designs On Expansion Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) based industrial designers, Fripp Design and Research has announced the opening of their new office at Chiswick Park in Chiswick, London.Tom Fripp, Managing Director at Fripp Design and Research. commented; "We have established an enviable reputation for providing our clients with highly innovative, creative but pragmatic industrial and product design within the Sheffield City Region. That reputation has spread nationwide and we are getting more interest in our design capabilities from London based companies."The Fripp team realised that, to better support and service their clients in the south of England, they needed to be able to provide customers with easier access.As Tom added; "We understand how valuable time is to our clients. Expecting ...
    Posted 9 Oct 2013, 03:51 by RiDO Rotherham
  • Rotherham Bed Firm Gets Royal Seal Of Approval A Rotherham-headquartered bed maker, which can trace its history back to 1893, has provided a four-poster bed for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Kensington Palace apartment.Healthbeds was asked by the royal couple to make a bed like the one they had slept in at their former Anglesey residence."We got a call out of the blue from one of the Duchess' staff asking if we could provide one like the model they slept in," Healthbeds' David Smeaton told the Daily Mail. The businessman said that his company was "thrilled to have royalty buying one of our beds".A four-poster 'Natural Choice 4500' bed has now been installed.Since 1893 The Smeaton family are the ...
    Posted 7 Oct 2013, 08:18 by RiDO Rotherham
  • £50 million energy saving funding announced for businesses EMSc (UK) Ltd, manufacturer of the UK’s market-leading voltage optimisation solution, Powerstar, has announced available funds of £50 million for public and private sector companies wishing to invest in implementing specific energy saving technologies.The £50 million has been made available for EMSc (UK) Ltd to administer to companies implementing efficient, effective and reliable technologies that can deliver a return on investment within a 5 year period. Funds will be provided interest free for up to 5 years, making it an attractive investment package for companies keen on reducing their impact on the environment, as well as cutting energy consumption and costs.The funds are only available for the top three technologies that have been proven to provide ...
    Posted 7 Oct 2013, 08:12 by RiDO Rotherham
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