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Black Country Skills Factory to attend Advanced Engineering UK
25/10/2013
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.
Take the Fast Track to grow your business – for free
24/10/2013
It’s not every day that your business is offered specialist advice, expert training and the chance to win new customers – all for free
Black Country to take international spotlight at huge engineering show
23/10/2013
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...
Multi-year MoD contract success for local experts The Race Group
23/10/2013
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
Skills Factory to present prestigious award at MIM ceremony
18/10/2013
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.
Engineering SMEs offered the chance to meet Jaguar Land Rover and Moog buyers
15/10/2013
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
Black Country Skills Factory delivers first in-company CNC master classes
11/10/2013
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...
Green technologies fund launches for West Midlands businesses
11/10/2013
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
Draft strategy for EU investment in the Black Country
11/10/2013
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
Built in the Black Country... flown into space
09/10/2013
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
Suppliers urged to board HS2 at Supply Chain Conference
08/10/2013
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
Black Country Skills Factory to host CNC Machining Skills Breakfast Meeting
07/10/2013
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.
Black Country Enjoying Boom in Tourism Numbers
03/10/2013
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.
Black Country Skills Factory to attend Dudley Manufacturing Showcase
27/09/2013
The Black Country Skills Factory will attend the Dudley Manufacturing Showcase at the Copthorne Hotel in Brierley Hill on Tuesday 1st October.
Industry experts join Skills Factory to reduce metal and foundry skills shortage in the Black Country
26/09/2013
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.
Countdown is on to Advanced Engineering UK 2013
26/09/2013
There are just seven weeks to go until the Advanced Engineering UK group of events at the NEC. This year it will showcase the Black Country and Birmingham area as a brilliant place to do business