Daily Manufacturing News Digest – the industry stories you should be aware of today

Posted on 20 Jun 2023 by The Manufacturer

Each day The Manufacturer compiles the top manufacturing news stories from around the web. To make your life a little easier, we trawl through all the major trade publications, broadsheets and business magazines to find you the most important manufacturing news each morning. Don't forget to bookmark this page and check back daily.

UKRI invests £72m upgrading UK research infrastructure

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a £72m investment in new infrastructure projects.

The funding will provide world-class facilities and equipment to help maintain the UK’s position as a science superpower in line with the ambitions set out in the government’s Science and Technology Framework. Read more via The Manufacturer

JCB Academy champions a new generation of women in manufacturing

A prestigious Staffordshire school is putting careers for women in engineering centre stage with a series of innovative and fun education days.

In the run up to International Women in Engineering Day on June 23rd, The JCB Academy at Rocester has joined forces with world-renowned digger maker JCB to encourage girls from across the county to consider careers in engineering. Read more via JCB

Manufacturing set for skills boost as firms tackle productivity puzzle

Despite spiralling raw material and energy costs, the UK manufacturing sector remains committed to upskilling its workers as almost half (45%) of manufacturers intend to invest in training over coming months, according to new data from Lloyds Bank. Read more via The Manufacturer

Supernal and GKN Aerospace announce agreement for EVTOL

Supernal LLC and GKN Aerospace have announced a partnership on the design and build of major aerostructures and Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS) for Supernal’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle. The companies will also mature high-rate manufacturing technologies to produce these parts and assembly methods. Read more via GKN Aerospace

World famous automotive firm Continental opens Warwick office

A world-famous automotive company has opened an office in Warwick to be closer to the regional supply chain.

Continental, which is best-known across the globe for the manufacture of tyres, has taken space at the University of Warwick Science Park’s Innovation Centre on the Warwick Technology Park. Read more via The Manufacturer

BorgWarner to acquire Eldor Corporation’s Electric Hybrid Systems business segment

BorgWarner Inc. and Eldor Corporation S.p.A. have announced that they have entered into a Share Purchase Agreement under which BorgWarner has agreed to acquire the Electric Hybrid Systems (EHS) business segment of Eldor for €75m at closing with a potential additional amount due subject to an earnout. Read more via BorgWarner