SPOTLIGHT ON...

SPOTLIGHT ON: HORIZON WORKS

In our latest Spotlight On feature, we chat to Samantah Vassallo, who is managing director of marketing company Horizon Works, which is one of this year's EMCON silver sponsors and a member of EMN. Tell us more about Horizonworks and the companies you work with....

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SPOTLIGHT ON: LOCKTON COMPANIES LLP

In our latest Spotlight On feature we chat to Colin Donohoe from Lockton Group, the world's largest independent privately owned insurance brokers. Here Colin chats to Leanne Fawcett about the company's global growth and its plans for the future. Tell us more about...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: HINDLEY CIRCUITS

In our latest Spotlight On feature, we chat to Richard Whitehead, CEO at Hindley Circuits – a new member to the Engineering and Manufacturing Network – which specialises in providing PCB electronic assembly services. Tell us more about Hindley Circuits We are an...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: EXCELPOINT

In our latest Spotlight On feature series, Leanne Fawcett chats to Ian Brown, managing director of award-winning software supplier, Excelpoint, about the support it is giving to businesses worldwide to help them embrace digitisation and the transition into the fourth...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: IA GROWTH

In our latest Spotlight On feature we chat to Graham Sleep, a co-director of IA Growth, a business advice consultancy which works with growing organisations to act as a 'floating board of directors' to support them through their journey. Tell us more about IA Growth?...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: JACKSON HOGG RECRUITMENT

In our latest Spotlight On, we chat to Chris Beevers, head of technical at affiliate member Jackson Hogg Recruitment, which has confirmed its return to the EMCON engineering and manufacturing event as delivery partner for a second year. You’re returning as EMCON’s...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: EDM ZONE

In our latest Spotlight On feature, we chat to Roger Wilson from Newcastle-based manufacturing company EDM Zone, to find out more about the business, the many awards it has been successful in securing and its plans for the future. Tell us more about EDM Zone? We are a...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: HALL AND ANGUS

In our latest ‘Spotlight On’ feature we chat to Trevor Hall, who together with business partner Gordon Angus, runs Rainton Bridge-based Hall and Angus Group. The Hall & Angus company provides innovative and specialist solutions to substance and alcohol misuse...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: GREAT ANNUAL SAVINGS GROUP

In our latest Spotlight On feature we chat to Phil Andrew, Associate Director of Customer Experience, at Great Annual Savings Group, the Seaham-based company which has just been announced as our latest affiliate member. Tell us more about Great Annual Savings Group...

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SPOTLIGHT ON… DYER ENGINEERING

In our latest Spotlight On feature we chat to Richard Bradley, Finance Director of Stanley-based Dyer Engineering, which is now in its 43rd year of business. We find out more about the company’s plans to grow and how the market is holding up as the uncertainty around...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: SAGETECH MACHINERY

In our latest Spotlight On feature, we chat to Craig Williams, managing director of vertical panel saw manufacturer Sagetech Machinery, about the growth of the business and its plans for the future, including growth in Europe. Tell us more about Sagetech? Sagetech...

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SPOTLIGHT ON… LEC COMMUNICATIONS AND DESIGN

In our latest Spotlight On feature we chat to Leanne Fawcett, Managing Director of LEC Communications and Design, about what led to her launching the business in 2012 and how it has developed in the seven years since. What led to you launching the business in 2012? I...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: MILLBANK SOLUTIONS

In our latest Spotlight On feature Leanne Fawcett chats to Mike George, owner of specialist risk management and security firm Millbank Solutions, to find out more about the company and his plans for the future. Tell us more about Millbank Solutions. Millbank Solutions...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: J DENHAM METALS

In our latest Spotlight On feature, Leanne Fawcett chats to Chris Trotter from fourth-generation family recycling firm J Denham Metals, which has two facilities in County Durham, one in Bishop Auckland and one in Wingate. Chris tells Leanne more about the business and...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: TA WHITFIELD POLYMERS

In our latest Spotlight On feature, Leanne Fawcett chats to Dr Tony Whitfield, founder of Consett-based T A Whitfield Polymers Ltd, to learn more about the company, Tony’s plans to grow nationally and some of the hot topics facing the plastics industry. Tell us more...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: CDEMN MEMBER DEMETER

In our latest Spotlight On feature, Leanne Fawcett chats to Liz Smedley from Demeter, the water management and monitoring company, based in Sedgefield. Here, business development director Liz talks about the history of the business, which was launched in 2008, their...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: CDEMN MEMBER NECS CLEANING

In our latest Spotlight On feature, Leanne Fawcett chats to Gary Breach, managing director of NECS Cleaning, the Cramlington-based commercial cleaning company which was established by Gary in 2006. Here he tells us more about the company’s growth and its plans for the...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: MORALBOX

In our latest Spotlight On feature, Leanne Fawcett chats to John Dunnill from specialist training software company Moralbox, which was launched by John and business partner Gordon MacPherson two years ago. The company offers employers within sectors including...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: ADVANCED HANDLING AND STORAGE

In our latest ‘Spotlight On’ sponsor profile, EMCON communications manager Leanne Fawcett chats to  bronze sponsor Advanced Handling and Storage, http://advanced-handling.co.uk, the Shildon-based warehousing and material handling specialist, about their history and...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: ASHGARTH ENGINEERING

In our latest Spotlight On feature, we chat to CDEMN member Ashgarth Engineering, the Consett-based manufacturer of precision-machined engineering parts. The company has grown significantly since launching in July 2017 and to support its ambitious plans for continued...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: NICE NETWORK

In our latest Spotlight On feature, Leanne Fawcett chats with Nikki Lee, Head of Marketing at CDEMN affiliate member Nice Network, the Sunderland-based IT and technology solutions provider. The company recently underwent a major rebrand and as Nikki explains, also has...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: EMCON GOLD SPONSOR RM MANUFACTURING

We are delighted to announce that Newcastle-based RM Manufacturing, part of Royal Mail Property and Facilities Solutions Limited, is our second GOLD sponsor alongside Business Durham. Here we put the company under the spotlight to learn more about its products and...

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SPOTLIGHT ON… JACKSON HOGG RECRUITMENT

In our latest Spotlight On feature, we chat to Chris Beevers from member and EMCON delivery partner Jackson Hogg Recruitment about their involvement in the event and some of the trends within the engineering and manufacturing sectors. Why is Jackson Hogg supporting...

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SPOTLIGHT ON… REPROTEC

In our latest ‘Spotlight On’ feature, Leanne English chats to John Holmes, owner of surface repair and protection specialist Reprotec, about the company’s 30 years in business and its journey to position itself as a national award-winning company, passionate about...

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SPOTLIGHT ON… DJM AERIAL SOLUTIONS

In the latest of a new series of member features, we shine the ‘Spotlight On’ Dan Maine, owner of Middlesbrough-based drone inspection and survey company DJM Aerial Solutions, who is aiming to break into new markets with the help of the County Durham Engineering and...

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SPOTLIGHT ON… SYSTEM 88 AND OWNER MATT AKTINSON

Matt Atkinson is owner of growing business solutions company System 88, which recently became a member of CDEMN. The firm, which was only launched in January, has already secured a global contract which has helped smash Matt’s first year turnover targets in its first...

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