Business Picks

Expansion drive for award-winning delivery firm

Charan Thiara, from FBC Manby Bowdler, and Tony Pearson, sales director at BJS

BJS Distribution, the specialist two-man delivery service which counts the Cotswold Company and designer furniture brand Made amongst its customers, has expanded to a second site in Wednesbury to support continued growth.

Mander Centre deal for Argus Fire

Argus Fire has won a contract worth nearly £400,000 as part of the redevelopment of Wolverhampton's Mander Shopping Centre

Stourbridge-based fire protection and detection specialist Argus Fire is to play a key role in the redevelopment of Wolverhampton’s Mander Centre.

Top airshow showcase for city aero firms

F35 Lightning arrives in the UK

Wolverhampton companies working on the biggest defence contract of all time will be showing off their latest technologies at one of the most important aerospace events in the world this week.

Auto Styling Truckman soars after move

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Auto Styling Truckman, the Black Country-based 4x4 accessories manufacturer and distributor, is reaping the benefits of its expansion by reporting increased turnover and profits for its last financial year.

Funerals firm completes renovation

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A growing Stourbridge-based independent funeral director has completed a major renovation project to help it meet growing demand for its accommodation at its base in the town.

Andrew Page opens Halesowen hub branch

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Leading supplier of autoparts and workshop equipment, Andrew Page, is continuing its network expansion with the opening of a new 17,000sq ft site in Halesowen.

New standard achieved by steel firm Zaun

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Wolverhampton-based fencing firm Zaun’s production and customer processes have been certified to ISO9001:2008 with the manufacturer intent on seeking the 2015 standard in two years’ time.

Midlands Engine revs up for growth

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A new Midlands investment hub near Birmingham Airport, overseas trade missions and extra government funding are part of plans to get the so-called ‘Midlands Engine’ firing on all cylinders.

Relocation a 'perfect' present for firm

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Massive growth in DIY wedding decorations and baby christenings has helped a Wolverhampton firm double the size of its operation and head towards its best ever turnover.

Purity targets £60m Juiceburst sales

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A Wednesbury soft drinks firm aims to double sales of its Juiceburst brand to £60 million over the next three years through continued product innovation.

Oxyburn buys new site and machinery

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A Halesowen manufacturer of vehicle recovery equipment has purchased an additional premises and new machinery to aid growth, with a £125,000 funding package from Lloyds Bank.

New corporate ID and office for Talbots

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One of the Black Country’s leading independent law firms has reinforced its commitment to its local roots with the unveiling of a new corporate identity and a new office.

PP is targeting £20m sales

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New contracts in food, packaging and scientific equipment will help a leading West Midlands manufacturer smash the £20 million turnover barrier this year.

Paycare sponsors blind cricket club

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A not-for-profit organisation is marking the start of a successful partnership which has seen it sponsor a local visually impaired cricket team.

Nuttalls turns turnstiles into table

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Dudley-based shopfitting and interior display manufacturer The Alan Nuttall Partnership has created a new table for West Ham United from two of the oldest turnstiles from its old Upton Park ground.