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Sponsor Profile: Kite Packaging

Sponsor Profile: Kite Packaging

In our latest sponsor profile, we chat to Eleanor Gray who heads up the new Kite Packaging logistics and warehousing facility on Follingsby Park in Gateshead. Kite Packaging, an employee-owned business, is an EMCON silver sponsor and is actively looking to grow its...

Sponsor Profile: GOM

Sponsor Profile: GOM

In our latest sponsor profile we chat to silver sponsor GOM, which has come on board as a sponsor after exhibiting at the event for the past few years. Tell us more about GOM UK? GOM are an organisation that firmly believes in the benefits that non-contact measurement...

Exhibitor Profile: Seetru

Exhibitor Profile: Seetru

In our latest Exhibitor Profile we find out more about EMCON exhibitor Seetru, a manufacture of safety valves and liquid level gauges with over 70 years experience. Tell us more about Seetru. Seetru are a market leading manufacturer of safety valves and liquid level...

Sponsor Profile: LemonTop Creative

Sponsor Profile: LemonTop Creative

In our latest Sponsor Spotlight we find our more about one of this year’s bronze sponsors, LemonTop Creative. Tell us more about LemonTop Creative. LemonTop is a leading creative design agency based on Aycliffe Business Park and has a unique flair for brand...

Sponsor Profile: Lumo Tax

Sponsor Profile: Lumo Tax

In our latest Sponsor Profile, we chat to Joe Routlege, innovation specialist at one of this year's silver sponsors, Lumo Tax, which works with companies to recover tax relief against R&D claims. Tell us more about Lumo Tax. We’ve successfully helped over 200...

Partner Profile: NOF

Partner Profile: NOF

In our latest Partner Profile feature, we chat to Paul Livingstone, Head of Business Development at NOF, to find out more about the help and support the organisation offers regional businesses and what it is hoping to get from EMCON 2O19. Tell us more about NOF. NOF...

Sponsor Profile: Horizon Works

Sponsor Profile: Horizon Works

In our latest Sponsor Profile interview, we chat to Samantha Vassallo, Managing Director of marketing company Horizon Works, which is one of this year's EMCON silver sponsors. Tell us more about Horizon Works and the companies you work with. Horizon Works is based at...

Full line up for Industry Leaders’ panel announced

Full line up for Industry Leaders’ panel announced

Three regional business leaders who have embraced innovation, social media and digital technology to grow their business will join Heather Mills on this year’s EMCON Industry Leaders’ Panel Debate. The theme of the event will be ‘Transforming Business and Embracing...

Fat Hippo confirmed as EMCON event caterer

Fat Hippo confirmed as EMCON event caterer

Fat Hippo, the North East-founded burger chain, has been announced as the catering provider for this year’s EMCON expo. The food group, which now has three restaurants and outlets in the North East and a recently opened food kiosk in Sheffield, will offer up a range...

Heather Mills announced as EMCON 2019 keynote speaker

Heather Mills announced as EMCON 2019 keynote speaker

The Engineering and Manufacturing Network (EMN) is delighted to announce that Heather Mills is keynote speaker at this year’s EMCON event. Visionary businesswoman Heather Mills has expanded her international award-winning plant based vegan company VBites by opening...

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...

Exhibitor News: Protech Group agrees new partnership

Exhibitor News: Protech Group agrees new partnership

A County Durham company has announced a new partnership to simplify the way PCs are refreshed and disposed of. Protech Group and JRA announced a strategic partnership to simplify PC Refresh projects and the associated PC disposal process. Protech delivers IT Asset...

More returning supporters announced for EMCON 2019

More returning supporters announced for EMCON 2019

We're delighted to welcome several returning support partners to EMCON 2019. Stadler Rail will be back as headline sponsor - the rail sector giant's third time as a sponsor of the show. Stadler joins gold sponsor Business Durham, which has supported the event for over...

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...

Incubator Zone exhibitor Gil Devlin grows nationally

Incubator Zone exhibitor Gil Devlin grows nationally

A business coach from the North East has supported one of her national manufacturing clients to win a prestigious industry award. Gil Devlin’s client Cox London was announced as winners of the coveted ‘Fastest Growing Company’ Award for the European Middle East &...

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...

Exhibitor News: Key appointment for Millbank Solutions

Exhibitor News: Key appointment for Millbank Solutions

A specialist security and risk management company has announced a key appointment as it continues to grow. Millbank Solutions, which was launched by Michael George two years ago, has confirmed Dan Bettison has joined the company as Director of Operations. Dan brings a...

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...

Exhibitor News: Think Eleven announces scale up plans

Exhibitor News: Think Eleven announces scale up plans

A County Durham consultancy and software-as-service business is scaling up and creating new jobs with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Think Eleven specialises in optimising...

 

 

 

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