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Pitreavie Delivers £1.1 Million Investment

Packaging group, Pitreavie, has revealed ambitious plans to the value of £1.1 million including the creation of a new 5,000 sq. ft. office complex and an additional 40,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, at its Glenrothes head office.

The announcement follows a £650,000 investment into the business last year, as well as the acquisition of Worcester- based Taylors Industrial Supplies and Aberdeen-based Leipers Associated Packaging in recent months.

Monday, 01 April 2019

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Dunfermline Delivers Renewal Ballot

Dunfermline Delivers, the not-for-profit BID company, is pleased to announce that Fife Council’s City of Dunfermline Area Committee has agreed to support the renewal ballot at the Committee meeting on Tuesday 26 March 2019. This is one of the first stages in the BID consultation and renewal process leading up to the ballot in summer 2019. Levy payers will be invited to vote on the renewal of another five-year term of the BID company when ballot papers, including the business plan, are sent out in early May.

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

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Fife Tourism Now Worth £588 Million To The Economy

Fife is celebrating another successful year in which it attracted local, national and international visitors to the region. Tourism in the region is now worth £588 million to the economy, a four per cent increase in value year-on-year.

More than 8.3 million trips were made to the Kingdom in 2017, which have generated tourism- related employment for over 12,000 people.

And, this year, Fife Tourism Partnership in collaboration with its six Local Tourist Associations has driven further economic growth and enhanced visitor experience across the region.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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New Premises Signal Growth for Avtek Solutions

Avtek Solutions has announced the purchase of modern new premises, which will triple the size of its existing facilities and provide the foundation for further growth.

The new 13,000 square foot facility in Dunfermline will enable the company to build on its successes and target more major projects.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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A Showcase of Fife Food & Drink in London

As part of a Food from Fife delegation, five Fife businesses have recently returned from representing the region at one of the UK’s biggest food and drink trade shows with support from Fife Council Economic Development’s Trade Development Programme.

Immediately after the event, Tayport Distillery, which produces Never.25, said that “it was a very enjoyable and worthwhile show”, and in total, over 284 enquiries were generated by the five businesses during the three-day event.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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CMS Invests in Fife

CMS Window Systems, one of the largest UK companies designing, manufacturing and installing PVCu and aluminium windows, doors and curtain walling, has invested in Fife.

It recently opened its new 8,500 sq. ft. factory in Hayfield, Kirkcaldy with an investment of over half a million pounds. CMS has taken on eight new members of staff and two apprentices to manufacture PVCu, composite and fire doors at the facility.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Take Over Brings Exciting Opportunities

AGS Electronics is evolving following a takeover by Testworks Group. The Dunfermline electronics business is expanding with plans to take on more staff and to grow into neighbouring premises.

Alistar Williamson, Business Manager for AGS Electronics, said: “Being part of a bigger group is bringing new opportunities. We’ve plans to expand our facilities and take on four new employees. This will enable us to meet demand and service new contracts.”

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Gillespie

New FRIC Tenant

Accountancy firm, Gillespie Inverarity & Co, is the latest tenant to move into the Fife Renewables Innovation Centre (FRIC). The new premises combined with its innovative, forward thinking approach to accountancy, has propelled the practice to a new level.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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FiFab

Fife Fabrication Invests

Fife Fabrication (FiFab) has made its biggest ever investment in over 46 years in business, taking the total investment in the site to over £2.6million in the last five years.

Its most recent purchases are a Tru Laser 5030 Fibre and a punch machine (Tru Punch 5000), which master every task with reliability and high productivity, bringing efficiency and high-quality results.

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Fife Chamber Fife Business Awards Winners 2019

Fife Business Award Winners 2019

A huge congratulations to all the winners of the Fife Business Awards 2019!
 
A fabulous night was had by all who attended last Friday night's event which attracted an extremely high quality of entries.
 
The 2019 award winners are as follows:

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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