Manufacturing

25 Mar 2015 09:30

Ground-breaking bio-refinery plant launched in Fife is world’s first

THE world’s first manufacturing facility dedicated to the production of a product the Scottish Government says will help establish Scotland as a global leader in bio-refinery has launched today (Wednesday, March 23) in Fife.

27 Jan 2015 09:30

Fife Council vows to help workers at doomed Velux site

FIFE Council says it's working together with Velux Group to help those affected by the closure of its Glenrothes site.

21 Jan 2015 09:30

Fife firms gear up for Winning Business in Aerospace and Defence Supply Chains event

FIFE business people are expected to turn out today (Wednesday, January 21) for a Winning Business in Aerospace and Defence Supply Chains event hosted by the Council.

20 Nov 2014 09:30

Fife's engineering pros hit the road to promote the sector

WHILE the fifth annual Fife Business Week took centre stage in the Kingdom last week, some of the region’s engineering companies took to the road to promote its manufacturing capabilities.

1 Sep 2014 09:30

Councillors get to the heart of Fife’s engineering capabilities

A group of Glenrothes councillors have been privy to a special tour of Proclad Group as part of an ongoing programme to visit those at the heart of the town’s engineering sector.

25 Aug 2014 09:30

Score Europe celebrates 30 years in business and opens new test facility

THERE was double cause for celebration earlier today (August 25) as Score Europe celebrated 30 years of business in Fife and also unveiled an extensive upgrade of its specialist valve test facility in Cowdenbeath.

15 Aug 2014 09:30

New industry links with West Africa

SCOTTISH businesses look set to benefit from new Commonwealth links with West Africa now that Scottish Development International (SDI) has opened an office in Ghana.

8 Aug 2014 09:00

New Kingsbarns distillery marks ‘topping out’ with a dram

ARTISAN food and drink suppliers, as well as those in the hospitality industry, will be pleased to hear that the new Kingsbarns Distillery in Fife has taken another step towards completion.

5 Aug 2014 07:30

Glenrothes distillery takes a step closer to opening for business

CONSTRUCTION work has started on a £7 million distillery project in Glenrothes – with the site expected to be up and running by this time next year (August 2015).

9 Jul 2014 09:30

Case study: Lees of Scotland and Thomas Tunnock vs VAT

A Tribunal in Edinburgh has finally ruled that coconut-covered snowballs made by Lees of Scotland Ltd and Thomas Tunnock Ltd should be classed as ‘cakes’ and therefore be zero rated for VAT.

26 Feb 2014 09:30

Critically acclaimed: Dunfermline’s first commercial brewery in more than a century

Based on the success of Reubens café-deli and wine store in Dunfermline, owner David Austin has been pressing ahead with another venture – The Bruery, a bar-bistro and microbrewery in the town – thanks, in part, to BID company Dunfermline Delivers.

18 Dec 2013 09:30

Up to 750 jobs on the line at BAE Systems Rosyth

Around 750 workers at BAE Systems’ Rosyth site could be out of work following the company’s announcement of a restructuring of its UK naval ships business.

8 Oct 2013 09:30

Raytheon UK lands first order for GPS Anti-Jam prototype

Raytheon UK, which designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronics systems and software at facilities in Glenrothes, Harlow, Uxbridge, Waddington and Broughton, has landed its first contract to supply a pre-production MiniGAS – the latest in GPS Anti-Jam technology.

8 Oct 2013 09:30

Bank of Scotland deal quenches Fife firm’s thirst for growth

A Fife-based mineral water firm has sealed a £340,000 finance deal with Bank of Scotland to switch from renting its production facility near Dunbar to buying the premises outright.

5 Aug 2013 09:30

Fife firm lands £350,000 funding

An Anstruther-based firm has landed £350,000 of funding from Clydesdale Bank to expand its premises and create four new jobs.

18 Jul 2013 09:30

Fife spirit firm signs exclusive deal

FIFE'S Spencerfield Spirit Company has signed an exclusive agreement to have its brands, which include Edinburgh Gin and Sheep Dip and Pig's Nose whisky, distributed by Broxburn based Ian Macleod Distillers.

10 Jun 2013 09:30

Manufacturing leads the way with the help of Regional Selective Assistance

Scottish Enterprise (SE) awarded more than £16million in Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) grants during the final quarter of 2012/13 - of which £3,541,000 was allocated to 19 companies across Fife and Edinburgh, including 10 in manufacturing, creating 235 new jobs and safeguarding a further 103.

26 Apr 2013 14:25

Rosyth fish factory won't open until 2014

Meridian Salmon Group has confirmed that it's new state-of-the-art salmon processing plant in Rosyth will not be up and running until 2014.