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Head of operations appointed by O&H Vehicle Technology

Yorkshire-based O&H Vehicle Technology has appointed a head of operations – in a newly-created position – to drive efficiency, strategy and culture; ahead of a period of imminent growth. Mark Gresty joins O&H at a pivotal point in its 30-year history. Synonymous with the UK’s emergency services vehicle sector, the manufacturer

Goole “fast becoming a Humber Region success story” – Sterling Capitol

The importance of Goole as a strategic employment and logistics location has been highlighted by the recent decisions of ARC Applied Sciences and Croda International to move to Goole 36 Business Park. These moves come hard on the heels of Siemens announcing it will base its new £200 million train manufacturing

The oldest hotel in the UK seeks new owner

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has brought to the market The Lowther Hotel and The Drake Inn, both located in the heart of the historic town of Goole, in East Yorkshire. The Grade II listed Lowther Hotel was built in 1824, operating as a hotel since its inception. It

Saint-Gobain site successfully energised by high-voltage specialist Smith Brothers

Power engineering contractor Smith Brothers has completed a large-scale assignment to connect the Saint-Gobain Glass manufacturing facility in Eggborough, Goole, to the grid. Saint-Gobain – Europe’s leading flat glass producer – appointed the Independent Connection Provider (ICP) to upgrade the HV system and handle all electrical and civil engineering works to

Chemicals firm secures investment from PHD Equity Partners

A Goole-based chemicals business which supplies own-label products to industry has secured a significant investment from PHD Equity Partners to help to drive its growth. Technikraft produces over 800 different formulations including cleaners, fuel additives, anti-corrosion and lubrication products. The company serves clients in the UK and overseas including multinational oil

Leading glassmaker appoints Smith Brothers for grid connection

Elland-based power engineering contractor Smith Brothers has been appointed by Europe’s leading flat glass manufacturer Saint-Gobain Glass, to connect its East Riding industrial site to the Northern Powergrid (NPg). Part of the Saint-Gobain Group – a global designer and producer of construction materials and solutions – Saint-Gobain Glass is the principal

GCA Altium advises Croda on its takeover of Plant Impact plc

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to FTSE 100 chemicals firm Croda on the acquisition by its subsidiary Croda Europe of research and development company Plant Impact plc. The transaction was announced initially in February and has now become effective by means of a scheme of arrangement between Plant

Goole’s pioneering terminal will “unlock the potential of Capitol Park”

Pictured is Capitol Park Goole showing the Guardian Glass building on the left and the Tesco distribution centre on the right   The development of the pioneering Goole Intermodal Terminal will unlock the potential of Capitol Park Goole, according to leading Yorkshire developers Sterling Capitol.  Mike Heydecke, director of Leeds-based Sterling Capitol, welcomed the

Proposed bank closures will hit local businesses hard

Responding to the announcement of widespread Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank (CYBG) branch closures, including branches in Hull, Goole, Wath upon Dearne and Sheffield, Gordon Millward, Regional Chairman of the FSB, said: "These closures come at a time when small firms across Yorkshire are already struggling to access banking services. Increased reliance

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