Moseley is the former MD of General Mills UK, Eire & Nordic and FDF president from 2011-2013.

FDF name new acting director

Jim Moseley has been appointed acting director general of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), following the October announcement of Melanie Leech’s resignation. Following nine years at the helm, Leech is set to join the...
The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB is set to power the Airbus A350.

Rolls-Royce soars with new multi-billion pound contract

Rolls-Royce has announced an order from Delta Air Lines for its Trent-family engines worth an estimated £3.2bn ($5bn). The engines are expected to power 50 new aircraft for the US-based carrier, comprising both Trent XWB...
EEF chief economist, Lee Hopley says “the best of UK manufacturing is in the future, not the past.”

Manufacturing ‘do tank’ launched at British summit

The first British Industrial Entrepreneurship Summit (BIES) brought together global brands, young engineers, SME manufacturers, leading spokespeople and academics in an effort to understand how best to boost the nation’s manufacturing and engineering. Held on...
The UK manufacturing sector can't escape the eurozone troubles.

Stagnant eurozone gives UK manufacturing the wobbles

Optimism in manufacturing growth is the lowest in over a year, as exports to the EU and emerging markets slow down, but there some positive signs elsewhere. The manufacturing sector in the UK is still...
The world's fastest digger takes a lap of honour around Sydney.

JCB GT is officially world’s fastest digger

The world-famous JCB GT was crowned the fastest digger on earth after reaching speeds of more than 70 miles an hour in Australia. The JCB GT – originally designed to perform high-speed wheelies at...
Oleo's unique lift testing facility.

Oleo lifts off to new heights with elevator designs

Coventry based firm reaches new heights with patented lift hydraulics for super tall buildings. UK energy absorption technology company, Oleo International has had its new HSL 115 and HSL 72 high speed elevator buffers certified...
INEOS plans to give of 6% of its shale gas revenues to those directly above its shale gas wells

Multi-million windfall to UK shale gas production

INEOS, one of the world’s largest chemical firms, is reportedly planning to invest £640m in shale gas exploration across England and Scotland. Expected to make an official announcement later today (November 20), the company has...
The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2013 at the ICC in Birmingham.

Countdown to next week’s The Manufacturer Week of Excellence

WIth less than a week to go, The Manufacturer’s Week of Excellence is fast approaching and is set to bring you three days of events from November 25 to 27 at the ICC in Birmingham. ...
Image left to right: Hannah Coomer (Air Products); Dean MacDonald, (Doosan Babcock); Kevin Sherry (Air Products)

Apprentice wins SkillWeld 2014

Dean MacDonald, a 20-year old apprentice at Doosan Babcock in Tipton, West Midlands, has been announced as the winner of SkillWeld 2014. Held during the recent Skills Show at the NEC, Birmingham (November 13 –...
Image left to right: Helen Pitt, MD (Andel Plastics); Roger Tyler, MD (Blink Medical)

Manufacture of surgical instruments receives a facelift

A Birmingham partnership is aiming to innovate the way single use surgical instruments are manufactured and help reshore assembly back to the region. By teaming up with Andel Plastics, Blink Medical has produced a mould...

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