Coventry manufacturing receives a giant boost

Global industrial technology giant Kennametal Inc, which specialises in innovative wear-resistant products and application engineering, has become the latest member of Coventry’s Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC). ...
Harry Swan

The chemistry is right for manufacturing

In the first of a series of guests contributors leading up to this week's manufacturing summit at the International Festival for Business, Harry Swan of Thomas Swan and Co. discusses the UK's industrial future. ...

Amarinth grows as overseas pump orders soar

Suffolk based pumps manufacturer for general industry, chemical and pretrochemical applications, Amarinth, has announced an increase in its export markets, sales and plans to take on eight new employees. ...
Neil Roche works manager, and Allan Horsburgh, project manager, both from Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, at the handover of the Ashington site to AkzoNobel site manager, Jeff Hope.

A glossy coat

The British paints and coatings industry has had a positive start to 2014 but Tom Bowtell, CEO of the British Coating Federation has concerns over key regulatory and skills related challenges which could stifle the industry’s competitiveness. ...



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