CBC complete sale of Cone Drive to Timken

Clyde Blowers Capital (CBC) was proud to complete the sale of precision motion control expert, Cone Drive, to The Timken Company this month. Since acquiring Cone Drive in 2012, CBC had repositioned Cone Drive from...

Event first for apprentices

Employers are being urged to get behind Scotland’s first apprentice convention. Scotland’s Apprentice Convention is set to take place on 8 November. Hundreds of apprentices from across the country will gather at the Edinburgh International...

Evaluating the impact of trade & investment support

A recent evaluation examining the impact of international trade and investment support for companies in Scotland has found a significant economic return for both trade and inward investment activity. Evidently this is good news for...

Keeping it real for our visitors

It has never been easier for travellers to choose their holiday destination. Competition amongst destinations is fierce and in to this mix are the changing tastes of visitors. The “Instagram generation” is seeking a visitor...

ScotRail ushers in sleek new era

ScotRail’s upgrades and improvements for the nation’s commuters continued in earnest at the end of July, as the new Hitachi fleet of Class 385 trains began ferrying customers between Glasgow and Edinburgh, thus beginning...

Digital skills developed in schools

Senior pupils in schools across Scotland are developing skills in Digital Technology through Foundation Apprenticeships. To ensure young people are given the opportunity to develop relevant skills in key growth sectors, SDS has developed 12...

Turnip and go – farmers’ market moves to station

Dumfries station will be transformed into a farmers’ market in the coming weeks. Local producers will be given space under the canopy in the station car park when the Dumfries Farmers’ Market relocates from...

Rail on track to make connections

As David Horne, Managing Director for Virgin Trains on the east coast route explains, Edinburgh is a city shaped, in no small part, by the railways. Whether you look north across the steel cantilevers...

The changing world of electricity

The power generation industry has seen a growing number of exciting developments in recent years, and at Clyde Blowers Capital (CBC) we are encouraged by the increased levels of investment into the sector as...

Using innovation for business growth

In Scotland, our public bodies are ideally placed to stimulate change. Working day to day in complex environments covering an immense range of services with a wide array of technologies – from collecting rubbish...