Success Stories

Stoke signage company points the way to growth with Michelin Development

A Stoke-on-Trent signage company is conquering new markets and creating jobs following a £50,000 cash injection from Michelin Development. Dresden-based A2B Signs and Graphics is investing in state-of-the-art technology to reach new customers in the UK and overseas. The money, which has been match funded by a grant from Stoke-on-Trent City Council, has enabled A2B … Continued

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Staffordshire cleaning company ventures into new markets with Michelin Development

A Staffordshire contract cleaning company is moving into new markets following a £50,000 cash injection from Michelin Development. Cheadle-based Moorland Contract Cleaning is using the funding to launch a new division, providing janitorial supplies that feature greener formulations and sustainable packaging. Over the next three years, the business is forecasting turnover to double and more … Continued

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North Staffordshire surveyors expand with Michelin

Richard Mounsey, MRICS (Managing Director)   A Staffordshire-based chartered surveyors’ practice is expanding following a £35,000 cash injection from Michelin Development. Stoke-on-Trent-based Mounsey Chartered Surveyors has already taken on three new employees, with further job creation expected over the next five years. The Festival Park company specialises in commercial property services, including acquisition and … Continued

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The Junior Apprentice in Ballymena

Left to right: Deborah Fitzsimmons (Ballymena Business Centre), Mayor, Cllr. Maureen Morrow (Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough), Noel Mulholland (Michelin Development Ballymena), Mike Cole (Head of Public Affairs), Jane Hanna (Young Enterprise NI) Michelin has been part of the Ballymena community for over 50 years, and as part of our legacy we are committed to ensuring … Continued

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The Michelin Man comes in different guises……….

Rupert Gatty, Managing Director, Coolkit Ltd and Mike Cole, Michelin Development Ltd   Public Affairs are a very varied and interesting role especially when you add in the Michelin Development angle for good measure.   I recently attended the CV (Commercial Vehicle) show at the NEC, to catch up with what is going on … Continued

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Bartec continuing to grow….

Since the move to their new premises Bartec Engineering Services have gone from strength to strength with contracts secured for mechanical and electrical installation via first and second tier sub-contractors for water recovery and treatment projects for end users Heathrow Airport Ltd, Thames Water, Southern Water and Severn Trent Water. To service the contracts the … Continued

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Sewpro – customised embroidery for your needs

Following a career in civil engineering, owner, Trevor McDevitte, decided to set up his own business specialising in embroidery and printing on work, school and sports wear which can be personalised to meet the customer’s exact requirements. A diverse market, this business started with small customers and is now building up a strong customer base … Continued

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Plan for expansion given major boost

A FAMILY business has been able to press ahead with plans for expansion thanks to a major boost from the Michelin Development Fund. Patera Engineering Ltd is using a £35,000 loan to support investment in new equipment at its 50,000 sq. ft premises in Fenton. The money has already helped the company to increase turnover … Continued

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