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Rolls-Royce


Rolls-Royce is planning to create 350 jobs at its engine plant in Derby.
22-Mar-2016


Rolls-Royce is to build a £30m 8,000 sq m aerospace discs manufacturing plant at its site in Washington by 2018.
25-Jan-2016


Rolls-Royce is to invest up to £60m at its aerofoils and engine shafts factory in Inchinnan, with the creation of up to 130 jobs.
30-Jul-2015


Rolls-Royce has submitted plans to Derby City Council to create a modern aerospace campus at its site in Sinfin.
05-May-2015


Rolls-Royce is to develop a composite technology centre at its Patchway site near Bristol by 2017, with the creation of 80 jobs.
25-Mar-2015


Rolls-Royce is to invest £18m in new facilities and training at its Patchway aircraft engines plant in Bristol.
02-Dec-2014


Rolls-Royce is to sell its Energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens for £785m, with the transfer of up to 2,400 staff.
08-May-2014


Rolls-Royce and the University of Birmingham are planning to set up a £60m High Temperature Research Centre at Ansty Business Park in Coventry.
11-Dec-2013


Rolls-Royce is to set up a 37,000 sq ft office at 62 Buckingham Gate in London.
24-Sep-2013


Rolls-Royce has confirmed plans to create 150 jobs at a new 100,000 sq ft factory at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham by the end of 2014, in order to manufacture turbine blades for aircraft engines.
25-Jun-2012


Rolls-Royce is to refurbish its Raynesway nuclear submarine reactors plant in Derby, securing the future of 300 jobs, having won a £1.1bn Ministry of Defence contract.
19-Jun-2012


Rolls-Royce is to acquire the remaining 50% of its Aero Engine Controls joint venture with Goodrich, including 1,400 staff Birmingham, Derby, Belfast and the US.
11-Jun-2012


Rolls-Royce is to submit plans for a new engine repair plant in Hillingdon to serve aircraft at Heathrow Airport, with the creation of 40 jobs.
21-Dec-2011


Rolls-Royce has acquired R Brooks Associates, the US nuclear reactor services firm with 104 staff.
01-Sep-2011


Rolls-Royce has submitted plans to set up manufacturing facilities for turbine blades and power station components at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham, with the creation of 350 jobs.
15-Aug-2011


Rolls-Royce has unveiled plans to build two factories at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham, in order to manufacture turbine blades and nuclear reactor components, with the creation of 360 jobs.
07-Apr-2011


Rolls-Royce is to set up a new training academy in Derby to recruit up to 200 extra apprentices for the manufacturing sector each year.
30-Mar-2011


Rolls-Royce is looking to recruit 150 graduates at its aerospace, marine, energy and nuclear sites across the country.
27-Sep-2010


Rolls-Royce is to submit plans to build a new aircraft fan blades factory at its Bankfield site in Barnoldswick, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
19-Jul-2010


Rolls-Royce has confirmed plans to build a new aerospace factory at Vigo Lane in Washington by 2016, in order to transfer production and hundreds of jobs from Pallion.
07-Dec-2009


Rolls-Royce is planning to invest £300m in the development of four new UK factories over the next five years, with the creation of 800 jobs.
04-Aug-2009


Rolls-Royce is creating 80 jobs at a new nuclear power technical centre in Warrington.
23-Jul-2009


Rolls-Royce has applied to Derby City Council for outline permission to invest an unspecified amount in the replacement of some of the buildings at its marine power site in Raynesway, which employs 1,400 staff.
15-Sep-2008


Rolls-Royce is to set up a new division in Derby to develop components for the next generation of nuclear power stations, with the transfer of staff from its existing nuclear submarines business and the recruitment of more engineers.
17-Jul-2008


Rolls-Royce is to acquire Scandinavian Electric Holding, the Norwegian supplier of diesel-electric marine propulsion systems, for £43m.
09-Jul-2008


Rolls-Royce is to expand its training centre on Tyneside, increasing the number of apprentices from 115 to 160 next year.
04-Jul-2008


Rolls-Royce is to invest a further £12m in the expansion of its Patchway factory near Bristol, in order to support the RB282 aircraft engine development programme.
06-Jun-2008


Rolls-Royce has selected its East Kilbride factory for the repair of BR710 aircraft engines, as part of a £4.5m investment that will create 86 jobs over the next five years.
24-Mar-2008


Rolls-Royce has acquired Seaworthy Systems, the US naval architecture and engineering company with 58 staff, for undisclosed terms.
02-Oct-2007


Rolls-Royce has acquired the assets of SOFCo-EFS Holdings, the US developer of fuel cells, from McDermott International for undisclosed terms, in order to expand its Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems division.
04-Apr-2007


Rolls-Royce is considering plans to set up a jet engine factory in the US, as part of a strategy to expand its global manufacturing base.
28-Nov-2005


Rolls-Royce is planning to create hundreds of new jobs for engineers and IT specialists in Derby over the next 18 months, to meet rising demand for aircraft engines.
22-Nov-2005


Rolls-Royce has submitted plans for a new £45m aircraft engine factory in East Kilbride, while a separate planning application will cover an engine test facility.
19-Jul-2005


Rolls-Royce is forming a joint venture with EnerTek Singapore to invest £53m in the development of a commercial fuel cell-based power system.
07-Apr-2005


Rolls-Royce and Lufthansa are to set up an aircraft engine maintenance centre at Erfurt in Germany in 2007, with the creation of 500 jobs.
30-Nov-2004


Rolls-Royce has announced plans to invest £45m at its aircraft engine repair plant in East Kilbride, securing the future of more than 1,000 jobs.
11-Aug-2004


Rolls-Royce has submitted plans to invest up to £70m at its Patchway plant in Bristol, in order to increase production of turbine and engine components.
09-Jun-2004


Rolls-Royce is to invest £100m upgrading four of its aircraft engine factories over the next three years, including sites in Barnoldswick, Derby, Bristol and Nottingham.
03-May-2004


Rolls-Royce, the aircraft engines manufacturer, is seeking permission to build a £45m factory at its Filton site in Bristol.
15-Apr-2004


Rolls-Royce has secured government funding for a £38m project to develop new aerospace technologies in partnership with eight universities, which will involve several hundred engineers at its factories in Derby and Bristol.
15-Oct-2003


Rolls-Royce is to close its Main Works in Nightingale Road, Derby, and relocate 500 staff to a new site on Sinfin Lane in 2005, with the loss of 200 jobs.
20-Aug-2003


Rolls-Royce has acquired the electrical controls business of VT Group for £11m, in order to offer integrated power solutions.
13-Aug-2003


Rolls-Royce has confirmed plans to build a £85m turbine components factory at Inchinnan near Glasgow Airport, securing the future of 1,000 jobs, and construction work is expected to start this summer.
07-Jun-2002


Rolls-Royce is planning to build a new £85m compressor components factory at an unnamed site in western Scotland, in order to replace the existing Hillington site near Glasgow and secure the future of 1,000 jobs.
23-Apr-2002


Rolls-Royce is to invest £2.5m at its Sunderland factory to expand production of aircraft parts for the Airbus and Eurofighters.
16-Apr-2002


Rolls-Royce is to acquire Intering, the German developer of marine power systems with 30 staff, for undisclosed terms.
31-May-2001


Rolls-Royce has formed a risk-sharing partnership with Volvo of Sweden for the development of the engine for the Airbus A380.
15-May-2001


Rolls-Royce is to receive a £250m government loan to fund the development of new jet engines for superjumbo aircraft, which is expected to secure 7,000 jobs in Derby and at component suppliers.
14-Feb-2001


Rolls-Royce has sold a number of units from its Vickers Turbine Components business to Royal Bank Private Equity for £74m, including operations in Crewe, Sheffield, Isle of Wight, Shrewsbury and the US with a combined workforce of 1,200.
03-Jan-2001


Rolls-Royce has sold its UK materials handling operation to Langley Holdings of Sutton-in-Ashfield for undisclosed terms, which should secure the future of 400 jobs.
02-Jan-2001


Rolls-Royce is forming a £44m joint venture with Chromalloy Gas Turbine that will create 340 jobs at a new turbine components facility in Annesley, although most of the jobs will be staff relocating from factories at Somercotes and Eastwood.
10-Aug-2000


Rolls-Royce is to acquire Vickers for £576m in order to become a world leader in marine power systems.
21-Sep-1999


Rolls-Royce is to acquire National Airmotive, the US engine repair company, for £45m, as part of a strategy to expand its engine repair and overhaul business.
11-Sep-1999


Rolls-Royce has sold Peebles Electrical Machines, the Edinburgh-based manufacturer of electric motors and generators, to Pope Electric Motors of Australia.
04-Jun-1999


Rolls-Royce has sold its energy transmission division, which has plants in Newcastle, Edinburgh, Canada and Mexico, to VA Tech of Austria for £137m.
22-Sep-1998


Rolls-Royce is planning to build a £28m combined heat and power plant to supply its Ansty factory, creating 120 construction jobs and 10 permanent jobs.
15-Sep-1998


International Aero Engines, the consortium that includes Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney, has won a $2.3bn order for V2500 engines for a group of Latin American airlines, and they will be assembled in Derby.
29-Apr-1998


BWT of Australia is acquiring Kennicott Water Systems, the manufacturer of water treatment equipment, from Rolls-Royce for undisclosed terms.
23-Jan-1998


Rolls-Royce has sold International Combustion, its boiler manufacturing business, to ABB for a sum thought to be less than £10m, but will retain the Derby factory to make components for ABB and other companies.
20-Dec-1997


Siemens has now agreed to buy Parsons Power Generation Systems from Rolls-Royce for £30m and will take on 880 of the remaining workers.
10-Apr-1997


Rolls-Royce is to contract out its computer systems to EDS, who will set up an aerospace centre of excellence in Derby taking on another 20-100 staff.
15-Nov-1995