Carpenter & Paterson is a specialist pipe suspension equipment manufacturer. Over the past two years, support from UK Export Finance (UKEF) has seen the business secure more than US$9m in revenue and support dozens of Welsh jobs.
The past three months have seen manufacturing businesses continue to face national and international challenges, yet there are some very clear signs for a positive future. Mike Rigby, head of Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics at Barclays, explains.
The application of advanced analytics around your production, maintenance and supply chain could deliver annual business growth of between 4% - 10%; but achieving that means getting the basics right first.
Around the coast of Britain, huge windfarms are mushrooming to take advantage of the UK’s abundant offshore wind resource. The windfarms offer ambitious manufacturers a wealth of business opportunities. James Lawson reports.
The Manufacturer takes a closer look at the government’s recently launched Clean Growth Strategy, what it means for the industry, and why liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) could hold the key to helping manufacturing operations achieve its vision.
The move to develop more efficient methods of generation, battery storage and demand/ supply balancing is leading energy companies to find new ways of placing control over power in the hands of big users like manufacturers.