Young apprentices engineer better future with council scheme
A council scheme has given young apprentices, Matthew Steele and Lucas Stenhouse, extra bounce, with a job at local company Hanson Springs in the pipeline.
Matthew and Lucas are two of 17 apprentices who have taken advantage of the council’s new Apprenticeships Progression Grant. The scheme encourages young people to...
Posted by Aahmed on 7 Feb 2017 at 09:12
Salt Separation Services awarded contract by BAE Systems
Salt Separation Services, a Rochdale (UK) based SME, has recently been awarded a contract by BAE Systems to design and manufacture Reverse Osmosis (RO) desalination plants and associated water treatment equipment for the first three Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the Royal Navy.
Each ship will be fitted with two...
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Jan 2017 at 14:22
TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FINDS ROCHDALE’S MANUFACTURING STARS OF THE FUTURE
Middleton Technology School has been declared the winners of the ‘Manufacturing Matters’ Competition, which ran in partnership with Rochdale manufacturer, TBA Protective Technologies (TBA-PT).
Launched in October, the ‘Manufacturing Matters’ competition challenged three local high schools to develop an idea for a manufacturable product, and create corresponding production, marketing and...
Posted by Aahmed on 11 Jan 2017 at 11:10
TBA PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES APPRENTICE WINS A HAT-TRICK OF AWARDS
TBA Protective Technologies (TBA-PT) has been celebrating the successes of its Sales and Marketing Apprentice. After being awarded Apprentice of the Year at both the Rochdale Business Awards and Rochdale Training’s annual awards, Carla Heaney was also declared Group Training Association England (GTA) Business Apprentice of the Year 2016.
Posted by Aahmed on 11 Jan 2017 at 11:06
Special delivery: Logistics company invests close to £3m in Rochdale
A logistics company, which supplies clients in the automotive industry, has driven up local employment after relocating to Rochdale.
Barnes Logistics has spent £2.75m transforming its new headquarters at Cowm Top Lane and has already employed 12 new members of staff from the local area since the big move in April.
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Dec 2016 at 15:51
Sparkling success: Council helps Crystal Doors unlock potential
A Rochdale door company is taking on world-leading Italian furniture makers after becoming the first in the UK to buy a specialist paint spraying machine, with council help.
Crystal Doors, in Gorrells Way, is now competing with the best in the world, after it bought the high-tech paint spraying robot,...
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Dec 2016 at 09:16
Recipe for success: rag pudding firm steaming ahead
A well-known Milnrow food manufacturer has proved it’s got the all the right ingredients, with plans to sell a famous northern delicacy across Europe.
Jacksons Farm Fayre has supplied rag puddings to pubs and other businesses all over Lancashire for 31 years, but now it could be sending them overseas...
Posted by Aahmed on 23 Nov 2016 at 15:45
FRICTION STIR WELDING RESEARCH SERVICES FROM PTG
Only 12 months after the successful launch of its UK-based Friction Stir Welding (FSW) sub-contract welding facility, PTG Heavy Industries is to offer research services to organisations looking to investigate new opportunities for the FSW process.
“Our new sub-contract welding division has proved a considerable success, attracting projects from a number...
Posted by Aahmed on 26 Oct 2016 at 11:32
Rochdale company steps up a gear with newly-opened vehicle repair shop
Local company RKE group is celebrating after opening its sixth business in the borough close to Rochdale town centre.
The new venture, Rochdale Vehicle Repairs, has just opened its doors in School Street, under the guidance of Paul Howarth, following a £40,000 makeover of the previously unused building.
Group Operations Manager...
Posted by Aahmed on 21 Oct 2016 at 12:14