Chemring's next generation Light Antitank Weapon NLAW.

Chemring to sell European munitions business for £138m

Chemring Group PLC announced today it is selling its European munitions business to Nexter Systems SA for up to £138m ($231m), in a deal it said enables the company to refocus on its core competencies. ...
Half of Portsmouth shipyard workers are yet to find a new job

Half of Portsmouth shipyard workers are yet to find a new job

Half of BAE Systems shipyard workers are yet to find new jobs or take voluntary redundancy, according to figures from the Portsmouth News. According to the most recent numbers, 392 of the 940 employees whose...
BrewDog is opening a craft beer shop in London called BottleDog.

BrewDog to open London craft beer Mecca tomorrow

Scotland’s largest independent brewery, BrewDog is officially opening BottleDog, its first craft beer bottle shop this Friday. Located at 69 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8TP, BottleDog is the first in a series of bottle...
Toby Lewis, MD of Probiotic and Mathew John of MAS.

Healthy 40% growth for Probiotics International

Somerset company, Probiotics International, which manufactures a range of innovative, research based probiotic products has increased its turnover by 40% and is exporting to over 50 countries after investing £500,000 in state-of-the-art equipment following support...
The architect's image of the new £43m Factory 2050 centre, which has gained planning permission to be built by Sheffield City Council.

£43m Factory 2050 given the green light

A new £43m centre dubbed Factory 2050 is to be built at Sheffield Business Park after planning permission was approved by the city’s council. The centre has been designed as a centre of excellence for...
The new collaboration between HSSMI and UCL will explore a range of manufacturing challenges, including urban production.

HSSMI and UCL announce manufacturing collaboration

The High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute has teamed up with the University College London to address some of the challenges facing UK manufacturing. The university is the latest academic partner to collaborate with the research...
The latest Industrial Trends Survey from the CBI showed an outlook of positvity and confidence, despite April's orders falling below forecasts.

UK manufacturing positive despite April orders fall, says CBI

Factory orders in the UK fell during the month of April but the outlook for the next three months remains positive, according to the latest Confederation of British Industry’s Industrial Trends Survey. The CBI report...
John Dodgson of MAS pictured with Charles Hodgson of Hodgson Sealants at the firm's Beverley site.

New contracts and jobs at Yorkshire manufacturer

A Yorkshire manufacturer has seen its sales soar to nearly £8m, marking a 40% increase on last year’s figures and resulting in six new jobs. Hodgson Sealants, the Beverley-based firm which employs 45 people at...
Morgan's new Plus 8 Speedster vehicle is set for release this June to mark the 100th anniversary of the British manufacturer.

Morgan marks century of production with Plus 8 Speedster

UK car maker Morgan is celebrating 100 years of manufacturing at its Malvern factory with a special edition release of its Plus 8 sports car. The vehicle, dubbed the Speedster, comes with a host of...
The business secretary announced the new investment figures for the winning projects of the APC.

£130m investment for vehicles of the future

Projects putting Formula 1 technology into buses and diggers while developing the next generation of engines are to receive money from a joint £1bn government-industry fund. Business secretary Vince Cable will announce the £133m of...


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