North West manufacturer LPW supplies high-grade metal powders for additive manufacturing. CEO and founder, Dr Phil Carroll told James Lawson how high-tech innovation is spearheading his company’s expansion within this fast-growing market.
Excellence in UK manufacturing is a hot topic for The Manufacturer and for government. Steven Barr of The Manufacturer’s expert advisory service, Hennik Edge looks beyond the headlines at the fundamentals of manufacturing excellence and the power of the extended network.
Simon Edmonds discusses the latest news from Innovate UK, including generous funding to support medicines manufacturing solutions, the success of a pioneering additive manufacturing company in the Southwest and details of November’s Innovate 2017 at the NEC.
Now that the summer is long gone and the party conference season over, we are fast approaching a critically important period for manufacturing – politically and economically. As the Brexit negotiations pick up pace and the government prepares to publish its Industrial Strategy, Terry Scuoler welcomes the signs of a new pragmatism.
It is now 10 years since the start of the most recent financial crisis. Despite years of austerity measures, the UK economy has largely recovered, and is now weathering the new era of post-Brexit uncertainty.