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Hague Fasteners wins multiple contracts

15 Jun 2017 by Engineering Capacity

A UK manufacturer of non-standard fasteners has celebrated moving into its new home by securing a string of new contracts.

Hague Fasteners, which has recently been awarded ISO9001:2015, has won £300,000 of work to supply specialist products to the oil and gas, petrochemical and growing construction sectors.

The 25% surge in orders comes after the business completed a move to a larger factory in Willenhall, West Midlands that enables it to triple its production capacity to 8,500 sq ft.

Nuclear boost for DavyMarkham

14 Jun 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Sheffield heavy engineering specialist DavyMarkham has secured a £20m contract with sister company Amber Precast to help with the safe decommissioning of nuclear facilities.

Up to 50 jobs are being created at the historic firm as part of the four-year joint venture with Amber Precast to design, test and construct six cubic metre reinforced steel and concrete containers.

Coventry manufacturer set for expansion

12 Jun 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Coventry-based manufacturer, the Penso Group, is to continue its rapid development having secured an £11m funding package.

The new funding package from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks will be used to develop the company's technologies, along with helping to build a new factory which the company plans to build on its present Coventry site this year.

Chris Buckenham, group finance director, Penso, said: “With the understanding of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks, we have a partner who can support us in our ambitious development plans.”

Record growth for Erodex after £3.5m investment

12 Jun 2017 by Engineering Capacity

EDM graphite & tooling supplier to the aerospace market Erodex has reported a 20% increase in turnover following a £3.5m investment and expansion into North America.

The company, part of The Erodex Group, stated the growth in its last financial year has been a direct result of the investment, specifically targeted at work within the aerospace and industrial turbine sectors.

Turning trio boosts productivity

09 Jun 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Cosmopolitan Engineering has said its trio of Hyundai-Wia turning machines are playing a key role in enabling the company to increase its customer base and business.