Headline sponsor Stadler makes Metro fleet shortlist

Headline sponsor Stadler makes Metro fleet shortlist

Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has today announced the three firms that remain in the running to design, build and maintain its new train fleet. The three firms will be invited to make best and final offers this summer after...
EMCON in the latest issue of North East Times

EMCON in the latest issue of North East Times

In the latest issue of North East Times, David Land, Chairman of the Engineering and Manufacturing Network (EMN), looks at how the region has evolved to one that’s proud to shout about its successes and showcase the many reasons why we’ve become a global force to be...
Engineer sees the light to diversify his business

Engineer sees the light to diversify his business

An experienced design engineer is utilising waste glass and gin bottles to diversify his business into the arts and crafts retail market. Jim Box, Managing Director of Peterlee-based Be Smart Solutions, saw a gap in the market to customise discarded glass bottles...
Success for workwear company after EMCON debut

Success for workwear company after EMCON debut

A workwear company launched just over a year ago has seen a significant increase in work orders after exhibiting at EMCON 2018. Newton Aycliffe Workwear Supplies was one of 18 companies which exhibited at the Incubator Zone within EMCON. During the event owner Gemma...