The Manufacturer Appointments

August appointments

A run down of the latest appointments in the manufacturing world throughout the month of August. ...
School students prepare their display for the GSK industrial cadets

Schools “squeezing the life” from manufacturing

Despite the amount of young people gaining A*- C grades in GCSE exams increasing for the first time in three years, a decline in the uptake of design and technology, as well as marginalisation of practical subjects could spell trouble...
Giving aircraft development skin

Giving aircraft development skin

Engineers at BAE Systems are developing a human-like skin for their aircraft as part of a project the manufacturer hopes will increase damage detection capabilities. ...
East Midlands leads economic growth

East Midlands leads growth

The East Midlands is the fastest growing English region, and experts say this is down to manufacturing. ...
group of people go to the light


The Manufacturer magazine is on the hunt for the UK’s best manufacturing role models. Make your nomination count. ...



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