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Major Contract win for WANdisco

Software business WANdisco has secured a significant contract win with a major automotive multinational. The group, which has a base in Sheffield, said the win had been achieved through its original equipment manufacturer sales partnership with IBM. Under the agreement, … Continue reading

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Mechan celebrates Hong Kong Success

Rail depot equipment specialist Mechan has secured two major orders from Hong Kong. The Sheffield manufacturer has delivered lifting jacks and bogie turntables to the nation’s rapid transit railway operator MTR and is now building a bespoke bogie drop. Working … Continue reading

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Sheffield Secures Massive Chinese Investments

Source: Laurence Kilgannon, Insider Media, 21st July 2016 Sheffield has secured a Chinese investment deal worth more than £1bn, the biggest by a UK city outside of London, in a move which will initially fund four or five city centre … Continue reading

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Sheffield looks to China for Investment

Sheffield is to forge closer links with China in a bid to create jobs and encourage long-term economic security. Council leader Julie Dore and deputy leader Leigh Bramall are currently in China with a trade delegation speaking to businesses about … Continue reading

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport – enhanced international connectivity for the Sheffield City Region

Doncaster Sheffield Airport in conjunction with Flybe are delighted to invite you to join them to learn about the recent commitment that has been made to bring enhanced connectivity to the Sheffield City region. International connectivity is a fundamental catalyst … Continue reading

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Sheffield City Region Visit to IFB2016 – Manufacturing Week

Three themed weeks, 13th – 1st July 2016 of business opportunities, over 75 events, with approximately 85 International delegations, 40 000 delegates, including 10 000 International visitors in one place at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool. Aimed at companies of all sizes; Start-ups, SMEs and Blue Chip companies alike. Continue reading

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Recognition as a female exporter in engineering: Success begins with just one step – Anne Wilson MBE, Managing Director of Numill

Source: Womanthology Anne Wilson MBE is Managing Director of Numill, a Sheffield-based engineering company engaged in the repair and manufacturing of cutting tools, serving industries including high precision automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, rail and general engineering. The company is … Continue reading

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UKTI: Breaking Barriers: Succeed Overseas – Rotherham

This free event during the ever growing Exporting is GREAT week* has been brought to you by UKTI Yorkshire and the Humber, it is part of a joint initiative between UKTI Yorkshire and Sheffield City Region LEP and aims to help grow the economy by helping every business fulfil their export potential Continue reading

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Not Difficult, Just Different – Sheffield Event

The free breakfast event is part of a joint initiative between UKTI Yorkshire and Humber and the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and aims to help grow the city’s economy by helping every business fulfil their export potential. Continue reading

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German for Enterprise project supports Yorkshire exports

Businesses in Yorkshire, Lancashire and the Humber with trade connections in Germany or Austria, or those companies keen to expand into the German market, are invited to work with our students on a language-business project: German for Enterprise. Germany is the UK’s second biggest trading partner so this is a prime opportunity for Sheffield students to get acquainted with the UK’s export drive, and for local businesses to get the edge in doing business with German-speaking companies.

The content of the project is based around the unique business needs of the participating companies. Selected businesses team up with our Year 4 students with the full support of the university’s language experts as well as our Sheffield University Enterprise Unit.
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