The management team of globally celebrated plumbing systems company, John Guest, is facing the EU exit process with confidence thanks to a culture of innovation and diversification.
Globally celebrated plumbing systems company, John Guest, operates in a market that champions strategic outsourcing. Yet the firm’s products are 100% manufactured here in the UK.
The continued push towards better efficiency and streamlined workflows has allowed manufacturing companies in the UK to optimize parts of their factory lines.
Scottish firm, MacRebur Ltd, has recently launched a Kickstarter to help fund its project to use recycled plastic to fill potholes.
In a market that champions strategic outsourcing, John Guest, the globally celebrated plumbing systems company, has proudly kept 100% of its manufacturing here in the UK. Jonny Williamson learns how.
The Manufacturer and Global Trade Review have revealed the shortlisted companies for this year’s prestigious UK Export Excellence Awards.
Industry surveys have reported as much as 65% of manufacturers globally will be using a service-based selling model as opposed to product-based by 2020.
The UK’s small and medium-sized manufacturers are being urged to take part in the latest National Manufacturing Barometer to help shape future government policy, and highlight current trends and opportunities.
The Apprenticeship Levy, which came into force in April, obliges firms with wage bills in excess of £3m to pay 0.5% of that bill towards funding the creation of three-million new apprenticeships. It is not a popular measure, but Kate Maddison-Greenwell believes that if fully embraced, it can be beneficial for all.
The UK’s biggest showcase for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, The Manufacturer Smart Factory Expo, is taking place on November 15-16 at Exhibition Centre Liverpool.