Quat-Chem Celebrates 20 Years in Business
Quat-Chem Ltd, a family-owned business in Rochdale marks a milestone this week as the Company celebrates its 20th year in business.
In 1996 Quat-Chem set up a factory in Oldham for the manufacture of Benzalkonium Chloride, a biocidal raw material with an exceptionally wide range of industrial applications. The modest factory...
Posted by Aahmed on 3 Mar 2016 at 15:10
A SECOND GREATER CHINA BUSINESS AWARD FOR PRECISION TECHNOLOGIES GROUP
Rochdale-based Precision Technologies Group (PTG) was the proud winner of the Business Award category at the 11th Annual NW England Greater China Awards on Friday, 19th February 2016.
Organised by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the 2016 event was held at The Lowry Theatre, Salford. The award given to PTG was in recognition...
Posted by Aahmed on 26 Feb 2016 at 09:00
ROCHDALE IS THE CLEAR CHOICE FOR HANSENGROUP’S NEW UK HQ
HansenGroup, Northern Europe’s leading independent commercial windows, curtain walling and metal doors specialist, has chosen Rochdale’s impressive Sandbrook Business Park for the new headquarters of its UK operations.
The decision has seen HansenGroup UK’s businesses – HansenFacades and AccentHansen – relocate to fully serviced 8,300 sq. ft. premises in the...
Posted by Aahmed on 17 Feb 2016 at 11:00
Fix Auto Rochdale announces major expansion plans
Phil and Wendy Ewbank have acquired land and buildings adjacent to their existing premises and are in the process of transforming the standalone building into a Fix & Go express repair facility that will operate alongside their existing award-winning Fix Auto Rochdale car and CCE commercial vehicle bodyshops.
Work has already...
Posted by CBuckley on 18 Jan 2016 at 11:48
More than £100m of investment in Rochdale – the ‘powerhouse of Greater Manchester’
Almost 500 new jobs and £113 million of investment have been brought to the borough of Rochdale during 2015. The new jobs and investment are a sign of growing confidence in Rochdale, which is seeking to become the best place for business in Greater Manchester, and were secured through Rochdale Borough Council projects...
Posted by Oliver on 3 Dec 2015 at 11:00
Microbrewery launches in Rochdale
A husband-and-wife team have launched an artisan microbrewery in Rochdale that will draw influences from British ales, US craft beers and Belgian beers.
Ken and Jenny Lynch, who have already invested some of their own money to set up Serious Brewing Company, have been boosted by a £25,000 start-up loan from...
Posted by Oliver on 2 Dec 2015 at 10:45
Cotton to Commerce – Middleton Mill to become a £50m global trade hub
A Hong Kong based property development company’s biggest investment project in Europe is set to get under way in the borough of Rochdale after permission was given for the £50million redevelopment of Warwick Mill.
The scheme to transform the five-storey 200,000 sq ft mill in Middleton into a global trade...
Posted by Oliver on 1 Dec 2015 at 10:43
We offered an 80% business rate discount to fill empty shops
Like many other high streets, Rochdale’s was hit hard by the recession that followed the banking crash of 2008.
Councils weren’t responsible for the financial crisis but they had to pick up the pieces afterwards and fill the holes left by the small businesses that went bankrupt or the...
Posted by Oliver on 3 Nov 2015 at 10:42
Rochdale door manufacturer unlocks green success
Crystal Doors, a manufacturer of vinyl wrapped doors and accessories, is progressing towards ISO 14001 certification and has installed a 980kW biomass boiler to heat its premises with on-site waste.
The company already has an environmental policy and manufactures its products from MDF using wood from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified...
Posted by Oliver on 2 Nov 2015 at 15:10
Yearsley Group 60th Celebrations
60 years ago Harry and Isabella Yearsley started a fresh fruit & veg business in Rochdale with their three sons, Peter, Roger and John Yearsley joining them as they left school.
60 years to the day since the company was formed, family, friends, long serving staff members and dignitaries from Rochdale Council including...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Nov 2015 at 17:04