John Hudson Retires
John Hudson, the Chief Executive of Rochdale Development Agency (RDA) is retiring after 22 years at the head of the borough’s economic and business development agency.
The RDA was created in 1993 to spearhead the economic and physical regeneration of Rochdale borough, working on behalf of Rochdale Council and with other...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Jun 2015 at 13:15
WCCTV secures the perfect location for £2.5M business growth plan in Rochdale
Wireless CCTV (WCCTV) is the latest organisation to invest in new-build office, manufacturing and warehouse space in Rochdale.
A leading provider of rapidly deployable portable CCTV and surveillance systems, the business has announced its decision to commit £2.5 million for a state-of-the-art new facility on the borough’s Kingsway Business Park....
Posted by Aahmed on 3 May 2015 at 13:19
£7m orders fuel Holroyd Precision growth
An award-winning Rochdale company whose history stretches back more than 150 years has secured a string of orders worth more than £7m as it continues to expand its global footprint.
Holroyd Precision, which this year won a Queen’s Award for international trade following several previous awards for innovation, said the...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 May 2015 at 13:27
£Multi-Million Expansion Underlines JD Sports’ Confidence in Rochdale
JD Sports Fashion plc has just completed a multi-million-pound expansion of the warehouse facilities at its distribution centre on Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park.
Through the construction of four fixed mezzanine floors at the Kingsway site, the leading retailer and distributor of branded sportswear and fashionwear has increased its warehousing...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 May 2015 at 13:31
Thousands of students attend Rochdale Skills Event
Over 2,000 Year 9 students from across Rochdale attended the third Rochdale Skills Event, held at Heywood Industrial Estate on 11th March, in a 25,000 sq ft unit transformed for the day.
The aim of the event was to showcase a wide variety of careers with exhibiting businesses providing advice and hands on...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 Mar 2015 at 13:43
GJD Manufacturing – Secures Euro deal
GJD Manufacturing – Secures Euro deal
A leading Heywood business will see its products on sale throughout Belgium after landing a deal with a top European company. GJD landed the deal worth an undisclosed sum with ADI Global. It means that the Heywood firm’s gadgets, including its Clarius illuminators and...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Mar 2015 at 13:52
Quat-Chem to Exhibit at VIV Asia 2015 in Bangkok
Quat-Chem Ltd, a successful Rochdale chemical manufacturer, has announced that their team is due to exhibit at next month’s VIV Asia 2015 exhibition in South East Asia, as part of the Company’s continued growth strategy.
Based on the ‘Feed to Meat’ principle VIV Asia is the international trade show...
Posted by Aahmed on 3 Feb 2015 at 13:58
Rochdale company to collect £1.4m ticket to growth
Successful Rochdale business Hanson Springs is celebrating after scooping £1.4m* from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund in a move which will create 36 new jobs and cement their global reputation as one of the leading coil spring manufacturers.
The family firm, which supplies springs to oil refineries, offshore and onshore...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 Feb 2015 at 13:00
Source BioScience unveils new Blood & Tissue Serology facility on Kingsway Business Park
International genetics analysis and diagnostics business, Source BioScience, is the latest organisation to choose Rochdale for its manufacturing operations. The organisation hosted a grand opening of a new state-of-the-art facility at its premises on Kingsway Business Park on Wednesday, 11th February 2015.
Source BioScience’s decision to establish this important new...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Feb 2015 at 13:04