Walsall manufacturer opens its doors to budding engineers

PP Electrical Systems has teamed up with Dudley College to give 50 engineers of the future an insight into world class manufacturing. Students studying a range of BTEC engineering courses have spent a number of days at the Walsall-based automation and electronic control specialist, with the emphasis on shopfloor…

New engineering head wants more women to follow in her footsteps

The new head of engineering at Coventry University College (CUC) wants to encourage more women to follow in her footsteps into the industry. Melania Milecka-Forrest hopes her appointment will help to inspire more school-leaving girls to choose engineering as a career. As part of her vision, Melania intends to…

Frozen – Energy efficiency programme freezes foundry

Workers at one of Coventry’s leading engineering firms are at last warming to their new work environment after donning bobble hats and woollies to combat an unexpected cold front caused by an extremely effective £350,000 investment in energy efficiency. Every winter for the last seventy years the foundry workers at…