This month, Simon Edmonds reports on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership success story that has led to a breakthrough robotic winding machine that works with carbon fibre, and investment in the UK’s new Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Renfrewshire.
Since 2012-13, the number of fatalities at work in Great Britain has remained broadly level, while non-fatal injuries have steadily decreased since 1986, showing an overall reduction of approximately 58%. Martin Dean explores the discrepancy.
Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit, the largest gathering of manufacturing decision-makers in the UK, returns to the Exhibition Centre Liverpool this 14-15 November. Nicholas Cox, Conference Producer at The Manufacturer offers a preview.
The future is getting increasingly uncertain, with UK growth clouded by Brexit and political turbulence across the globe. But, there is one thing we can be sure about, as CEO of EEF, Stephen Phipson, explains.