Crainâ€™s Manchester Business will have an initial circulation of 20,000. It will publish a pilot issue in December and move to a weekly frequency in the first quarter of next year.
Crain Communications has been established in the U.K. for more than 25 years as publisher of London-based European Rubber Journal, Urethanes Technology International and the recently launched Business Insurance Europe. In late July, it acquired the Croydon, U.K.-based publications Plastics & Rubber Weekly and European Plastics News.
Crain Communications publishes BtoB and Media Business.