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Powering ahead with Longannet future

Plans to regenerate Longannet, the site of Scotland’s last coal-fuelled power station have been given the go ahead.


Fundraising round supports further development of HAVwear

Reactec staff join in £700k funding round with £122k investment of their own cash

Reactec, the market leader in monitoring and management support solutions for hand and arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) - one of the most common industrial diseases in the UK – has completed a further £700,000 round of fundraising for the ongoing development of its innovative HAVwear personal monitoring equipment and reporting technology.

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East End String and Twine Manufacturer £655,000 Investment in Glasgow

A leading European twine and string factory in the East End of Glasgow, with roots as far back 1880, is currently undergoing modernisation of its factory in a bid to bring it into the 21st Century and increase productivity.

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Howden Compressors invests £1.2m in innovation to create growth from oil and gas downturn

Engineering company Howden Compressors is investing up to £1.2 million over the next three years to develop and expand its range of oil-free screw compressors to substantially increase its global presence in Oil & Gas industrial compressor markets.

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Bespoke joinery manufacturer and interior fit-out specialist, Bentleys Shopfitting Ltd, has announced it is the latest business in Scotland to adopt an employee ownership model, with 50 staff now given the opportunity to become owners.

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Glenrothes Electronics Company secures £1.25 million investment

Semefab, the Glenrothes semi-conductor manufacturer at the forefront of the UK’s micro and nano technology (MNT) network, is to invest in new equipment in a bid to increase efficiencies and pursue new technologies.

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Scotland showcases progress in industrial biotechnology to European industry leaders

Glasgow will today become the host city for the ninth European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB), which is taking place 18-20 October.

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Climbing to success with employee ownership

Perth-based Tayplay becomes employee-owned to retain employment locally and preserve the ethos of the business

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Business efficiency projects deliver record savings for Scottish manufacturers

Scottish manufacturing firms have achieved record annual efficiency savings of £28million with the support of Scottish Enterprise, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work. Keith Brown MSP confirmed today.