Gripple, manufacturer of suspension systems for construction, has come top of the class in the national 2020 Make UK Manufacturing Awards, crowned as Manufacturer of the Year, winning two other categories, and one apprentice receiving a regional award.
A company which is a world leader in its field is poised for significant growth following a management buyout from the University of Sheffield, which has concluded alongside fundraising to take the company to its next phase of growth.
Yorkshire construction company, Harris CM, is due to start work in February on a £1.8 million design and build project to create a major new 1,870 sq mt factory and office building at Dorehouse Business Park in Sheffield for Fernite.
The London Stock Exchange Group has included Gripple in its flagship annual publication, ‘Companies to Inspire Britain’ to recognise inspiring stories of growth in companies making up the UK’s real economy, particularly in this year’s trying environment.
Engineers from the University of Sheffield are set to play a key role in helping the UK’s chemical industry reuse materials in order to deliver huge environmental benefits and boost the economy.
British Steel will enhance its range of world class rail products and services by embarking on a multi-million-pound research and development (R&D) programme with engineers from the University of Sheffield.
Staff shortages are a pain point for businesses, especially in supply chains, where absences through injury or delays from inefficiencies can cause serious issues and cost thousands.