The local automotive sector was put under the spotlight during a recent VIP visit to the Black Country, when supply chain opportunities worth billions of pounds were discussed
The Black Country Skills Factory will attend the Advanced Engineering UK show when it returns to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 November.
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In three weeks’ time, thousands of delegates from the UK and overseas will be flocking to Advanced Engineering UK at the NEC. Black Country business leaders will be among the high-profile speakers at the two-day event, flying the flag for the region’s engineering prowess and inward investment...
A leading Black Country lubricants specialist has been awarded a new four-year contract by the Ministry of Defence, taking their buyer-supplier relationship to a whole decade of working together. The Race Group, based in Brierley Hill, has welcomed
The Black Country Skills Factory will be presenting the ‘Women in Engineering’ award at the annual Made in the Midlands (MIM) Awards ceremony on Tuesday 22nd October at Wolverhampton Science Park.
In four weeks’ time, Advanced Engineering UK returns to the NEC for 2013. At the show, Invest Black Country and Business Birmingham are offering SME engineering firms the opportunity to meet buyers from Jaguar Land Rover and Moog
Manufacturing SME’s can benefit from the first in-company master classes on Computer Numerical Control (CNC) training through the Black Country Skills Factory as part of the bite-sized programme of courses for up-skilling the sector. This is the first CNC machine focused training to be delivered, by...
A £20 million funding programme to help SME supply chain companies to develop, grow and diversify their businesses within the green sector in the West Midlands has launched
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership has submitted a first draft EU Structural and Investment Funds Strategy to the Department for Business & Innovation, which, when finalised, will help to guide the growth of the local economy
There are five weeks to go until Advanced Engineering UK 2013 at the NEC. At the event, Invest Black Country and Business Birmingham will be
Black Country businesses can find out how to bid for work from the UK’s largest infrastructure programme - HS2 – at a special event next month
The Black Country Skills Factory is hosting a free CNC Machining Skills Breakfast Meeting for High Value Manufacturing (HVM) companies in the Black Country on Wednesday 23 October, 8.00am, at the Business Solutions Centre at Wolverhampton Science Park.
The latest figures show 21% rise in tourists to visitor attractions. Jobs created from foreign investment are up 15% from previous year. These positive results follow successful marketing activities to raise our region’s profile.
The Black Country Skills Factory will attend the Dudley Manufacturing Showcase at the Copthorne Hotel in Brierley Hill on Tuesday 1st October.
Industry experts will deliver the first series of bite-sized training modules for the metals and foundry industries developed by the Black Country Skills Factory in a direct response to increasing concerns of skills shortages and limited training facilities in the Black Country.