Manufacturing

Southampton’s RAD Propulsion is cruising towards mass production after closing £4.3m funding round

Marine technology firm RAD Propulsion has just closed a £4.27 million investment round to help push its RAD 40 electric propulsion drive for boats into mass production... READ MORE »

DP World aims high as carbon-saving scheme to shift goods from road to rail picks up pace in Soton

Global logistics company DP World says it’s lifting its target for the proportion of freight carried by rail (rather than lorries) from Southampton to 40 per cent in... READ MORE »

AJ Products unveils ambitious campaign as it celebrates a quarter century in Hampshire

AJ Products, a Swedish workplace furniture brand, is celebrating 25 years of UK operations in Farnborough. Established in Sweden in 1975, the brand expanded its... READ MORE »

New hire Mark brings ‘fresh energy and innovative ideas’ to logistics arm of 5 Villages Group

5 Villages Group, which operates in the logistics, distribution and manufacturing industries, has welcomed Mark Houghton to the team. Mark brings more than 15 years’... READ MORE »

Soton quantum firm Aquark Technologies wins £3.4m to develop world’s first cold atom clock

Aquark Technologies, a quantum tech company based in Southampton, has won a £3.4 million contract from Innovate UK to develop AQlock – the UK’s first commercially... READ MORE »

Get to the chopper! Fareham’s Barnbrook secures six-figure aerospace order

Barnbrook Systems has won a six-figure order supplying its helicopter refuelling enablement system to an aircraft being built by Italian aerospace firm Leonardo. The... READ MORE »

Steel firm director Jack raises £40k to help sister-in-law fight breast cancer

Jack Toomer, 34, Director of Salisbury-based steel fabricators Toomers, is in the process of raising more than £40,000 for Southampton Hospital charity Hamwic House... READ MORE »

DP World Southampton plants 700+ trees through decarbonisation initiative with Goodyear

The team at DP World Southampton have successfully planted 702 trees since launching a green collaboration with tyre giant Goodyear last January. Their ‘Off the Road’... READ MORE »

STEM Returners is back helping Thales engineers rejoin the workforce after successful 2022 pilot

Global tech giant Thales has once again teamed up with Hampshire’s own STEM Returners to help engineers get back to work after a break. Thales, which serves sectors... READ MORE »

Wrenbridge break ground on 4.5-acre Portsmouth project to deliver ‘much needed’ industrial units

A groundbreaking ceremony has officially marked the start of construction on Sonar Portsmouth, a 4.5-acre industrial site in the heart of Hilsea. The site will host seven... READ MORE »