Sensor technology taking data shots of Burton's Biscuits' Jammie Dodgers to ensure temperature, moisture, colour and shape are consistent and within required quality parametres.

Burton’s ups UK investment to £40m in three years

Food manufacturer Burton’s Biscuits has announced an additional £14.75m manufacturing technology investment in its UK sites taking its total British business investment over three years to £40m. The most recent investment from Burton’s will be...
Dot-like staining along the nuclear membrane is a characteristic feature of small cell lung carcinoma - photo courtesy of Yale Rosen.

Personalised treatments to be trialed for lung cancer patients

Cancer Research UK is partnering with major pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca and Pfizer, to conduct a clinical trial to help develop personalised medical treatments for patients with advanced lung cancer. The ‘National Lung Matrix’ trial –...
Latest figures from the SMMT show MG as the fastest growing manufacturer in the UK.

MG launches electric vehicle concept

As a part of its 90th birthday celebrations, Birmingham-based carmaker MG UK has developed a new electric vehicle concept to help determine European demand for such a car. The new car, known as ‘The Dynamo’...
Glass Express Midlands invests for five-year growth

Glass Express Midlands invests for five-year growth

Oldbury-based Glass Express Midlands, a leading producer of bespoke glass products, is to purchase its own premises and invest in new machinery following £535,000 in new funding from Santander Corporate & Commercial. The firm, which...
Alex Brigginshaw, Business Development Director at Amarinth, has used MAS support to boost sales and increase its export activity

English manufacturers told 2014 is the ‘time to deliver’

The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) is urging English manufacturers to captialise on the industrial resurgence in 2014 and has released a ten-point action plan to help manage growth effectively, boost efficiencies, reduce waste and increase...
Ben Simpson, managing director of CTruk, pictured at the firm's Essex facility, where it has expanded to 70 staff in the four years since setting up.

High-speed marine craft specialist feels the wind of expansion

An Essex manufacturer of high-speed marine craft set up in 2010 with just three employees has announced turnovers of £6m having create 11 new jobs in the last year. CTruk, based in Brightlingsea, designs and...
Institue director Dr Carl Perrin was joined by John Latham of Coventry University and Carol Burke of Unipart at this week's ceremony to break ground on the site.

Construction starts on £32m AME institute

Construction has begun on the new £32m Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering, which is set to open in Coventry next September. Dubbed as the UK’s first dedicated ‘faculty on the factory floor,’ the joint...
The Imperial Tobacco site in Nottingham has been earmarked for closure as part of the company's cost reduction drive. Image licensed to Alan Murray-Rust.

Imperial Tobacco announces Nottingham site closure

Imperial Tobacco has announced it is to close two manufacturing sites, including one in the UK which is to result in the loss of 540 jobs. The Nottingham factory has been earmarked for closure along...
Google to get planet online with drones

Google to get planet online with drones

Google has bought New Mexico-based drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace, it was announced Monday. Although the terms of the sale are yet to be disclosed, the deal is aimed at bringing Internet access to remote parts...
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Daelmans Group buys Fabulous Bakin’ Boys

Oxfordshire based food manufacturer, Fabulous Bakin' Boys has been bought by Daelmans Group. Although the financial terms of the acquisition have not been released, Netherlands situated Daelmans Group general manager Thijmen Peter de With said:...

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