Acquisition of Pulse Instrumentation   Porvair, the specialist filtration and environmental technology group, today announces the acquisition of the business and assets of Pulse Instrumentation ("Pulse"), a Canadia... Read More


SDL Solar, a leading global photovoltaic (“PV”) developer, announced today the successful sale of SPI Solar’s (“SPI”) 7.4 MW portfolio of PV projects in northern Greece. SDL advised SPI on its entry into the Gree... Read More


Plexus Holdings PLC, the AIM quoted oil and gas engineering services business and owner of the proprietary POS-GRIP® friction-grip method of wellhead engineering, announces the signing of a further contract to supply wellhead equipment&nb... Read More


Scapa Group plc , a global manufacturer of bonding materials and solutions for the Industrial , Healthcare and Electronics markets, is today providing a period end update for the twelve months ended 31 March 2012.   The progress repor... Read More


Elektron Technology plc   Full year results for the year ended 31 January 2012   Elektron Technology plc, the developer of fast moving engineered products with market leading positions in connectivity, instrumentatio... Read More


British engineer Umeco, which makes composite materials for the bodywork of Formula One cars, is set to be taken over following a £274m bid from American chemicals group Cytec Industries. The board of Umeco has recommended a 550p-per-sha... Read More


Aluminium producer Alcoa Inc surprised Wall Street with a first-quarter profit after a loss in the fourth quarter of 2011 as global markets improved, especially in the aerospace and automobile sectors. The results, which beat analysts'... Read More


Car maker Nissan is to create more than 1,000 new UK jobs, in an announcement made as Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Japan for a South East Asia trade mission. The new medium-sized model will be built in Sunderland in 2014, spark... Read More


European plane maker Airbus  announced Friday it had received 90 net orders in the first three months of the year, leaving it far behind its US rival Boeing . Boeing announced on Thursday it had registered 412 net orders in the first... Read More


Construction activity jumped to a 21-month high in March as new orders rose at their fastest rate in four-and-a-half years. The purchasing managers index (PMI) for the industry rose to 56.7 in March from 54.3 in February, suggesting that the r... Read More


Manufacturing activity increased at the fastest rate in 10 months, indicating that prospects for growth have improved and the UK could avoid a recession. The manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) rose to 52.1 in March, its highest leve... Read More