New research conducted by EEF has shown UK manufacturers are very optimistic about growth in 2018. However, there is a growing concern among manufacturing organisations regarding the post-Brexit skills shortage.
Working with Immersion, a developer of touch feedback technology, Renault Trucks will be starting the first phase of testing a new, faster and more reliable quality control process using mixed reality this month at its Lyon engine site.
Britain’s manufacturers are set to benefit from a boom in overseas demand this year, with companies said to be more optimistic about the prospect for the global economy than at any time since 2014, new research by EEF and AIG has shown.
Manufacturing trade associations and trade unions have called on the government to amend the Customs’ Bill as it currently fails to “set up post-Brexit trade remedies that will be effective for UK manufacturers”.
BAE Systems has partnered with Cranfield University to boost Britain’s engineering skills through a new postgraduate engineering apprenticeship programme, which will provide learners with a valuable Masters-level qualification.