Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Established as the world's second largest aerospace sector, the UK industry continues to soar to new heights. But will it survive the long haul? James Pozzi reviews. ...
The UK's global graphene race

The UK’s global graphene race

With graphene tipped to revolutionise industry, James Pozzi reviews its development as the UK looks to establish itself as an industry world leader. ...
Protest march

Closed for business: industry and protests

Following the temporary closure of UAV Engines after protests from activists against the Israeli military-owned company’s involvement in the Palestinian conflict, James Pozzi looks at other instances of when protests have ground production to a halt. ...
Industrial style

Industrial style

James Pozzi visits Dr. Martens’ shoe manufacturing site in Northamptonshire and sees how following the success of its consumer line, the British icon is turning its attentions to its industrial range. ...
Better together

Better together?

As Scotland’s decisive vote over independence draws closer, James Pozzi examines the pros and cons for manufacturing in the event of an independent Scotland. ...
Students using Omron Automation lab

The academics behind automation

Collaboration between automation vendors and engineering education establishments is vital if students are to gain a good understanding of state-of-the-art automation technology and become an asset to any manufacturing workforce. ...
International finance

Money for something

The banks are extending their reach into areas that were either the preserve of other financial institutions or previously restricted to large organisations. Ideas like Asset Finance hold out the promise of more flexible financing arrangements; how attractive – and...
Refining a British design classic

Refining a British design classic

James Pozzi tours the Malvern home of Morgan Motors to witness how the quintessentially British car maker is adding a modern twist to its classic designs with software giant Autodesk. ...



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    The latest Energy Entrepreneurs Report compiled by SmartestEnergy shows a 36% jump in the number of commercial scale projects in operation across the manufacturing sector in Great Britain since last year’s report. In total, an

  • University Collaboration 2014

    The amount of money available for R&D in the UK is quite staggering: over £26bn, from public and private sources. The organisations involved from the public sector can begin to look like an alphabet soup, and just as confusing,

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