Nissan is to create 400 jobs at its car plant in Washington. The news comes hot on the heels of the announcement of a £1bn investment at the site earlier this month - part of an ambitious drive towards ramping...
Food packaging manufacturer PFF Group has invested in a new transport management system to improve deliveries to customers and reduce its carbon footprint. PFF is one of the UK’s largest independent food packaging manufacturers, supplying packaging products to supermarkets and...
Nissan's chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta officially announced the news, widely trailed last week, that its plant at Washington was to build the UK’s first electric battery gigafactory. It was Gupta who confirmed that the Japanese carmaker will partner with...
The UK’s first gigafactory for the production of batteries for electric vehicles is to be built on Wearside, bringing thousands of new jobs to the region. Nissan is to build the new £1bn factory in partnership with Chinese manufacturer Envision...
A Washington-based engineering consultancy is looking to cook up a storm with a new, patent-pending odour elimination product that it hopes to export across the globe. Washington-based FEG Global’s Liquid Gas Contact Scrubber (LGC) has been designed to tackle complex...
Nissan is expected to announce this week that it is ready to build a battery ‘gigafactory’ at its Washington plant, creating potentially thousands more new jobs. Although the Japanese car giant has not confirmed that the proposed battery factory –...
PFF Group is expanding with the appointment of Samantha Lee as health and safety officer and Abbie-Leigh Alderson as junior data analyst. Washington-based PFF is one of the UK’s largest independent food packaging manufacturers, providing packaging solutions to supermarkets, multi-national food...
Walker Filtration, a leader in filtration technology, has made a substantial commitment to reducing its environmental impact through a partnership with Engenera Renewables Group, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy companies. The partnership will help Walker Filtration, part of...
PFF Group has invested in new folding equipment to speed up production of disposable personal protective equipment (PPE) at its Washington plant. The new equipment will work alongside PFF’s recently installed custom-built PPE manufacturing machinery and comes on the back...
The PFF Group has appointed Andrew Frith as general manager for packaging at its Washington site. Andrew will support the plant’s general manager John Conway in the development of the site following unprecedented growth after the company won a contract...

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