Glasgow-headquartered Macfarlane Group PLC, the protective packaging specialist, has issued a trading update this morning.

Glasgow-headquartered Macfarlane Group PLC issues a trading update

Laura Menendez General News

Macfarlane Group PLC (“the Group”), the protective packaging specialist, today provides an update on trading for the period 1 January to 31 October 2022. The Board expects the Group’s results for 2022 to be ahead of last year and in line with its full year expectations. Sales revenue year to date is 11% ahead of the same period last year, …

Asanti announces the acquisition of five UK data centres

Asanti announces the acquisition of five UK data centres

Laura Menendez General News

In a landmark deal for the UK data centre market, specialist operator Asanti Datacentres Limited announces today (24th November 2022) that it has acquired five UK data centres from Daisy Group, one of the country’s largest communications and IT services providers. Asanti was recently acquired by Invesis, the global investor and developer of infrastructure projects. Invesis has committed to providing …

12 New Kalmar straddle carriers go into service in Grangemouth and Tilbury.

Charissa Schoeman General News

Forth Ports’ busy container ports in Grangemouth and Tilbury welcomed 12 new Kalmar straddle carriers go into service this week as part of a multimillion-pound investment in equipment for the Group’s key container terminals. The new low emission Kalmar straddle carriers were shipped from Kalmar’s facility in Poland aboard the specialist vessel the MV Aura which delivered five to the …

Bullet Express launches its new 67,000 sq ft storage centre at Westway Park

Graeme Thomson General News

Bullet Express launches its new 67,000 sq ft storage centre at Westway Park next to the M8 and Glasgow Airport The official launch of Bullet Express’s newest storage centre, located at one of Scotland’s largest, fully enclosed, industrial distribution and office parks, has taken place. Clare Bottle, Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA), officially opened Bullet Express …

MSPs back Forth Green Freeport bid to deliver ambitious green growth plan for Scotland

Charissa Schoeman General News

Scottish Parliament politicians have today (05 October) given their backing to the Forth Green Freeport bid which has the potential to generate up to 50,000 new green jobs and act as a catalyst for new clean technologies and renewable energy manufacturing in Scotland. The ambitious bid proposal which was submitted in June 2022 to the Scottish and UK Governments, will …

Capital Cruising Welcomes 100th Cruise ship this season as the Emerald Princess sails into South Queensferry

Charissa Schoeman General News

The majestic Emerald Princess sailed up the River Forth into South Queensferry this week marking the 100th cruise call for Capital Cruising which welcomes cruise liners into its ports in Leith, Rosyth, Dundee and deep-water anchorages at Newhaven and South Queensferry. Rob Mason, Head of Cruise for Capital Cruising in Scotland said: “Cruise is back in full swing and today’s …

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Loch Duart and feed supplier BioMar launch new community fund

Graeme Thomson General News, Loch Duart

New fund ensures the communities of Uists and Sutherland can apply for funding for vital local projects Communities in and around Loch Duart in North and South Uist and Sutherland are set to have access to funds for community projects as part of a new initiative created by the last remaining small independent Scottish salmon farm and their feed supplier …

New Head of Digital at Spreng Thomson

Graeme Thomson General News, Spreng Thomson

Spreng Thomson has appointed a new Head of Digital with immediate effect. Dylan Macdonald, the firm’s new Head of Digital, has been with the business for four years during which time he has played a key role in the development of the Spreng Thomson digital offering.