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SONE Creates New Jobs

Posted on the 30 May 2012

North east based SONE Products (SONE), suppliers of innovative solutions in plastic for technically demanding markets, has expanded its business development team to eight by creating two new jobs.The two technical sales executive posts have been filled with the recent arrival of...

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North East based Elddis Transport launch the Biggest and Most Environmentally Friendly Trailer in the UK

Posted on the 29 May 2012

Consett based Elddis Transport has been one of the first transport operators to take advantage of a recently announced government longer semi-trailer trial and has created the biggest truck on the UK roads today.The trailer is 2 metres longer than the normal trailers seen on the...

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Digital agency delivers for global giant

Posted on the 25 May 2012

Gateshead-based AYO Media has created a sales management system for one of the biggest names in the world's air filtration sector, AAF International.The half a billion dollar manufacturing company, which makes air filtration equipment for global firms like Siemens, GE and Rolls R...

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Hedgehog Lab spices things up in the international market

Posted on the 22 May 2012

Post-PC digital agency hedgehog lab is going international following the announcement it is opening an office in Hyderabad, India.New business partner Krishna Pediredla, who has been brought in to replicate the fast-growing success of the Newcastle-based digital agency, will head...

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From corporate videos to the ‘silver screen’ dream comes true for film director Vince Woods

Posted on the 21 May 2012

Creating an atmospheric thriller in a film noir style exposing the cruel underbelly of a community awash with crime and savagery was no mean feat for director Vince Woods.Especially when tight budgets meant cameras could roll for only one month at a variety of locations in the No...

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Entrepreneurs' Forum Award Winners Announced

Posted on the 18 May 2012

Three businessmen who have built companies at the peak of the engineering, IT and motor retail sectors have been honoured by fellow entrepreneurs from across the region at a prestigious awards ceremony.The Entrepreneurs' Forum announced the winners of its coveted annual awards, s...

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Students have exclusive access to top entrepreneurial talent

Posted on the 14 May 2012

Gateshead College has strengthened its position as the region's leading entrepreneurial college after becoming the Entrepreneurs' Forum's exclusive further education partner.The move will see the college become one of Forum's seven strategic partners, reflecting its commitment to...

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Northern Pride for hotel chain

Posted on the 11 May 2012

A leading North East hotel is sponsoring the region's biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender gathering in Newcastle this summer.Northern Pride at Leazes Park on July 21 will bring together around 20,000 people from the LGBT community from the region and beyond for a day...

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Upward Trend Continues At Explain

Posted on the 9 May 2012

In another very challenging year for market research, Explain, the Newcastle based engagement and insight company, has seen revenues rise by 20% to a record £976,000 in the financial year just ended.Commenting on the year, Kim Davis, deputy managing director said the succes...

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Double Celebration For Durham Business

Posted on the 9 May 2012

This year sees a double celebration for communications company NTE.  Not only has the business won the title of Durham and Wearside Small Business of the Year in the North-East Business Awards, but the company is also celebrating 25 years in business.  To mark the occas...

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