Business Picks

Output step up after Telling relocation

Mike Wood of Telling Architechtural pictured with Charan Thiara.

A specialist manufacturer of glass-reinforced concrete for building façade panels will quadruple its output following a move to new premises just outside of Wolverhampton.

Mill experience reveals SME struggle

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Eight years after the credit crunch, and despite billions of pounds being pumped into the banking system to encourage lending for the nation’s smaller businesses, firms are still struggling for finance.

Tourism award for Ingestre business

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A suite of holiday homes in an historic building near Stafford won gold in the 2016 Staffordshire tourism awards and a place in a national competition.

Scheme will provide town with new units

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National commercial property and construction consultancy Naismiths has been appointed to help deliver a new speculative development of industrial starter units for small businesses in Kidderminster.

Takeover sees WSL reach £20m target

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The takeover of a Hull company has turned the Staffordshire-based Wheel Solutions business into a £20 million a year group – four years ahead of schedule.

Booming firm steeled for expansion drive

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A booming steel firm in Burntwood has created new jobs and expects to double its turnover after investing £2 million to extend its existing manufacturing unit and grow its business.

Container company creates outdoor bar

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When the brains behind one of the West Midlands latest bar/restaurants wanted an instant solution to a thirsty question, they turned to S Jones Containers.

£3.5m Briggs win to supply equipment

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Cannock-based forklift company Briggs Equipment has sealed a £3.5 million deal to supply specialist long-reach container-handling machines to a leading rail freight company.

Retailer moves in to wholsesale

Andrew Wynne and Harmesh Jassel at Black Country Cards in Walsall.

A West Midlands businessman with a long career in running convenience stores and post offices, has branched out by opening a greetings card wholesale warehouse to supply others in the retail sector.