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Victoria hires new chief executive

Kidderminster-based carpet maker Victoria has hired a new chief executive

Kidderminster-based flooring group Victoria has hired the boss of Europe's biggest carpet manufacturer as its new chief executive officer.

German hub to boost Active Carriers

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Tipton logistics company Active Carriers has expanded its services across Europe with access to a new super hub in Knüllwald in central Germany

Closing gap will boost productivity


The boss of a leading West Midlands training provider believes manufacturers should be focusing on more than just the ‘skills gap’ if they want to save their businesses thousands of pounds in poor productivity.

New journey for logistics IT firms


A multi-national firm specialising in logistics and traffic planning has strengthened its presence in the UK market with the takeover of an innovative Black Country software business.

Midlands integral part of Government's plans

Minister for exiting the EU David Jones, pictured during his visit to Carvers Building Supplies, Wolverhampton, for a private meeting with Black Country Chamber members. With Henry Carver, seated left, and Black Country Chamber of Commerce Corin Crane, seated right, with other guests.

The Government is committed to boosting infrastructure in a bid to ensure the West Midlands maintains its position as a major part of the UK’s economy, Brexit Minister David Jones has said.

Studio dives into Maldives deal

Kenny Andrew, left, director of The Studio in Tettenhall, and owner Steve Smith celebrate their Maldives deal

A family holiday video of marine life has netted a Tettenhall website, design and print agency a lucrative contract with a major Maldives hotel resort.

New jobs as firm builds a bright future


A building firm with roots in Wolverhampton going back a century is on track for a dramatic surge in turnover after creating more than 30 new jobs and training roles.

Helping fund new owners' ambitions


Growth plans set out by a Wolverhampton based business specialising in cold rolled engineering solutions have been bolstered by local business lender, BCRS Business Loans.