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Ibstock plans new £45m brick factory

Brick manufacturer Ibstock is to build a new £45m clay brick factory in Walsall. Chief executive Joe Hudson said: “Within our Clay division, which is operating in a market in which demand for bricks exceeds that available from domestic manufacturing capacity, we have a number of opportunities to enhance capacity …

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£400,000 investment at Chandlers in Thanet

Chandlers Building Supplies that has operated in Thanet for over 12 years has now unveiled the fruits of a £400,000 investment. The large-scale investment by the independent builders merchant has facilitated the relocation of its branch from Ocivan Way, Margate to a newly developed operation at the Old Timber Yard, …

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£50k capital investment for Russells

At a time of continued growth, pioneering roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles has invested £50,000 in upgrading its equipment, systems and technology. The investment is part of Russell Roof Tiles’ capital improvement plan to further enhance quality across the business, by utilising the latest innovations in manufacturing. Part of …

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Cliffe Packinging to invest in pallet cover manufacturing machine

Cliffe Packaging, supplier of bulk bags, packaging products and pallet wrapping materials, provides for a wide range of industries. These include, food, agriculture, manufacturing, construction, transport amongst others – with invaluable products advice and knowledge coupled to a fast, reliable delivery service, including on-line consignment tracking. The company have made …

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Pasquill invests over £6.7million

Pasquill, one of the UK’s leading supplier of roof trusses, has invested over £6.7million in its manufacturing plants and design centres over the last five years. This year £2.5million has been invested in equipment, technology and infrastructure as part of a long-term strategy to improve performance, sustainability and efficiency. Throughout …

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Vaillant cautiously welcomes decarbonisation investment

Responding to the Government’s recent spending round announcement, Vaillant has cautiously welcomed plans to funnel £30m into infrastructure decarbonisation schemes over the next 12 months. Mark Wilkins, Vaillant Group’s head of training and external affairs, comments: “We welcome the Government’s recognition for investment in infrastructure to support decarbonisation. More funding …

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Progress underway on Norbord’s Inverness investment

Wood panel manufacturer Norbord is making significant progress at its Dalcross-based factory, following a further £35 million investment earlier this year. This second recent investment into the site, following a £110 million expansion programme last year, will realise the construction of a second wood debarker and flaker, heat plant and …

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Merchant invests in community life-savers

A number of communities across Hampshire will have 24/7 access to a life-saving defibrillators thanks to investment from local builders merchant, Elliotts. Defibrillators with 24-hour access have been installed outside Elliotts branches in Southampton, Ringwood, Lymington and Portsmouth. Elliotts branches in Fareham, Bishop’s Waltham, Chandler’s Ford, Christchurch, Romsey, Tadley, Totton …

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Builders Merchant opens 10th Branch following a £2m investment

James Burrell Builders Merchant has opened their 10th branch located in Rotherham and welcomed the local mayor, Cllr Jenny Andrews,  and the Mayoress, Jeanette Mallinder, to the new site for an official ribbon cutting ceremony. The opening of the new site follows a wave of investment for the family-owned company, …

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BMI invests in multi-million pound technology hub

Roofing and waterproofing giant BMI Group has made a multi-million pound investment in a new Technology Hub as part of a major commitment to accelerate the integration of data and digital capabilities into the manufacturing. The Hub, in Reading, Berkshire, is part of the move by BMI owner Standard Industries …

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