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Spotlight On: Bronze sponsor Advanced Handling and Storage

In our latest Spotlight On ‘Sponsor Profile’ Leanne Fawcett chats to EMCON bronze sponsor Advanced Handling and Storage, the Shildon-based warehousing and material handling specialist, about their history and why they’ve decided to sponsor this year’s event.  Tell us...

Spotlight On: Bronze sponsor AR Controls

In our latest Spotlight On ‘Sponsor Profile’, Leanne Fawcett chats to Mike Dickinson from EMCON bronze sponsor AR Controls to find out more about the Sunderland-based business and why they’ve decided to get so heavily involved in this year’s event. Tell us more about...

EMCON exhibitor awarded two framework agreements

M5tec, who exhibited within EMCON's first Incubator Zone in 2017, has been awarded two framework agreements. The agreements, for Engineering Design Services in Mechanical Engineering and in Electrical C&I, have been awarded by the UK Atomic Energy Authority. Craig...

Headline sponsor Stadler keen to meet regional supliers

Exhibitors and attendees at the region’s biggest manufacturing expo are being given the opportunity to showcase their services to Stadler, one of Europe’s leading train manufacturers. Liverpool-based Stadler Rail UK, part of the Swiss rail manufacturing group Stadler...

Spotlight On: EMCON Gold Sponsor RM Manufacturing

We are delighted to announce that Newcastle-based RM Manufacturing, part of Royal Mail Property and Facilities Solutions Limited, is our second GOLD sponsor alongside Business Durham. Here we put the company under the spotlight to learn more about its products and...

Manufacturing companies book for EMCON 2018

Dozens of manufacturing and engineering companies from around the region have booked their place at this year’s EMCON event. Among those to have confirmed they’ll be exhibiting are Advanced Handling, the Bignall Group, Advance Automation, Tinius Olsen and Hiatco. Also...

EU experts praise energy efficiency project

A project designed to help County Durham businesses to make financial savings through energy efficiency has been praised by European experts. Business Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) received recognition from the Interreg Europe programme for the excellent support it...

Several companies book for this year’s Incubator Zone

Companies from across County Durham have booked their place at this year’s EMCON Incubator Zone. Those that have already signed up are; Beacon 365 Body Engineering Ashgarth Engineering Gil Devlin Business Coach System 88 NCG Solutions Climate Action North East...

Business Durham commits long term support to EMCON

Just weeks after announcing Swiss manufacturing company Stadler Rail UK as its first headline sponsor, EMCON is delighted to confirm Business Durham as a long-term supporter. The business support organisation was the manufacturing and engineering expo’s very first...

Future Business Magnates winners announced

A street lighting system which is triggered by passing cars and pedestrians, and a rewards app for people who scan their rubbish before throwing it away, were just two of the top entrepreneurial ideas students taking part in a popular county-wide competition came up...

Stadler Rail UK confirmed as EMCON’s headline sponsor

Engineering and manufacturing expo EMCON has secured one of Europe’s biggest rail manufacturers as its first ever headline sponsor. Stadler Rail, which last year was a gold sponsor alongside long term supporter Business Durham, was so impressed with the event that it...

Dyer lights up future with BEEP grant

County Durham-based business Dyer Engineering has seen the energy efficiency light after reducing its energy costs by thousands thanks to advice and grant funding from a council-led project. The Business Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP), led by Durham County Council...

GALLERY: official EMCON rebrand launch

Today, CDEMN was delighted to welcome dozens of people from the North East’s business community for the launch of EMCON. Business leaders, exhibitors, sponsors and stakeholders attended the event at Ramside Hall, which was hosted by Leanne English, MD of LEC...

CDEMN: Succession planning key to business growth

Businesses are being offered advice and support to put in place plans to help them ensure their long- term growth and success. County Durham Engineering and Manufacturing Network (CDEMN) has teamed up with a number of its affiliate members and partners to deliver an...

Be a sponsor of our 2018 event

Are you interested in raising your profile to a diverse audience of engineering and manufacturing companies? Do you want the chance to be associated as a key player in our 2018 event? Major changes are in the pipeline so there’s never been a better chance to lend your...

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EMCON is delivered by

County Durham Engineering & Manufacturing Network | S8 Tanfield Lea Business Centre | Stanley | County Durham | DH9 9DB | Company no. 09485596