Business

Project Manager Andy Morrell and engineers from Japan with new machinery at Express Engineering in Gateshead

Express Engineering invest £1.5m in unique machinery at Gateshead factory

Manufacturer of precision machine components to the oil & gas market has invested following Let's Grow funding from The Journal

Faerch Plast poised to grow County Durham workforce on site quit by Dutch firm

The Faerch Plast plant in Dragonville, Durham
Food packaging firm Faerch Plast are expanding in Durham on the site quit by Dutch vending machine cup maker Veriplast

Kromek "disappointed" not to reach forecasted sales despite 122% rise in revenue

Kromek chief executive Arnab Basu
Scanning technology specialists Kromek have fully integrated two acquired US firms, helping to grow sales by 122%.

Services firm Cofely creates hundreds of jobs in creation of new North East base

Around 200 new North East jobs are to be created through one of the year's biggest inward investment projects

£30m investment to be made by the Centre for Process Innovation

Nigel Perry CEO of CPI, Wilton Centre, Redcar
A £14m Graphene Applications Innovation Centre forms part of a £30m investment plan on Teesside

Beekeeper urges farmers to join Northumberland course

Beekeeper Brian Ridley
Keeping bees can increase yields and boost the environment, says Northumberland expert

Restaurant plan could add to redevelopment of Newcastle quayside

County Durham firm is latest to invest in a former restaurant on Newcastle's quayside

North East firms offered chance to build business in India

Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, center, walks barefoot as he is shown around during his visit at the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara or Sikh temple in New Delhi, India, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Clegg is on a three-day visit to India to strengthen bilateral economic ties.
UKTI and the North East Chamber of Commerce are spearheading a market visit to India in October with the aim to identify export opportunities

Tyne and Wear Marine prepares to go global with latest innovation

Alan Hewett of MAS, Jeff Main director of Tyne and Wear Marine and Ade Walton of Prozeus with the Bollard Load Test device
Manufacturer Tyne and Wear Marine is expanding in preparation for the global roll-out of its latest innovation

Tyneport Coatings scoop £170,000 investment and aim to double production staff

Lindsey Grieves of NEL (centre) with Les Hodgson (left) and Jason Fairbairn of Tyneport Coatings (right)
The South Shields specialists in industrial coatings have secured a portion of the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund
Ben Tansey of Alnwick-based re:heat

Ben Tansey, director of Alnwick-based biomass company re:heat

Ian Malcolm, managing director of ElringKlinger (GB)

Ian Malcolm, managing director of Elringklinger GB

Pamela Petty is managing director of Newton Aycliffe firm

Pamela Petty, managing director of Ebac

Kevin Carr, managing director of Go North East

Councillor Scott Dickinson, the new County Council Business Chair for Northumberland, at County Hall, Morpeth

Scott Dickinson, Business Chair, Northumberland County Council

Bill Macleod, Senior Partner of PwC, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Bill MacLeod, senior partner at PwC

Paul Mackings

Paul Mackings, chief executive of Cameron Hall Developments

Business Interviews

The Faerch Plast plant in Dragonville, Durham

Faerch Plast poised to grow County Durham workforce on site quit by Dutch firm

Food packaging firm Faerch Plast are expanding in Durham on the site quit by Dutch vending machine cup maker Veriplast

Express Engineering invest £1.5m in unique machinery at Gateshead factory

Project Manager Andy Morrell and engineers from Japan with new machinery at Express Engineering in Gateshead
Manufacturer of precision machine components to the oil & gas market has invested following Let's Grow funding from The Journal

Kromek "disappointed" not to reach forecasted sales despite 122% rise in revenue

Kromek chief executive Arnab Basu
Scanning technology specialists Kromek have fully integrated two acquired US firms, helping to grow sales by 122%.
left to right: Tony Wordsworth, Director, GVA, Tessa Petrides, Ward Hadaway, Tim Powner, Office Agent, LSH Newcastle and Darron Barker, Director and Head of LSH Newcastle

Commercial property consultancy eyes Newcastle expansion

Lambert Smith Hampton has expanded into new offices in the heart of Newcastle

Promotions and appointments at Sanderson Weatherall announced

Left to right: Martin Smith, Charlotte Marshall, Emily Seager, Amanda Haldane, Jade Hadden & Darren Naylor
Sanderson Weatherall has swelled the ranks in its Newcastle office

Tynemouth tearooms and guest house leasehold for sale

Inside of the tea rooms & guest house in Tynemouth that is up for sale
The chance to run one of the busiest businesses in Tynemouth has become available
Beekeeper Brian Ridley

Beekeeper urges farmers to join Northumberland course

Keeping bees can increase yields and boost the environment, says Northumberland expert

Horse judged Champion of Champions at Glendale Show

The horse show, at Glendale Show, near Wooler
New classes and big crowds ensure Northumberland agricultural show is judged a big success

Farmers feel 'targeted' by thieves as rural crime bites across the North East

Lambs feeding on hay at a feeder
The cost of rural crime in the region shot up last year, new figures reveal, as farmers say they believe thieves are targeting their farms
Front, from left, John Evans and Mark Porteous of Beanies with, back, from left, Jonathan Luke of NEL and Ben Williamson of Clive Owen & Co

Cash boost for County Durham coffee firm

Beanies The Flavour Co has secured £300,000 from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund to develop its product portfolio

Platinum Cleaning Products to grow after securing new premises

Michelle and Simon Dixon of Platinum Cleaning Products in Newton Aycliffe
County Durham business intend to take on more staff and open three new UK hubs

Bike shop expands on Royal Quays and searches for apprentice

Royal Quays Centre, North Shields
Land Rover bikes has rebranded as the Royal Quays Cycle Centre and relocated to a larger store within the centre

Videos & Photos

The Journal Top 200 supplement: How to advertise to the region's top decision-makers

The horse show, at Glendale Show, near Wooler

Horse judged Champion of Champions at Glendale Show

Adderstone Group chairman unveils £17m student development plans

 

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