Representatives from across the UK’s aerospace sector gathered in Nottingham on Wednesday to focus on driving competitiveness within their industry.
UK manufacturing order books improved on April in to reach the highest level since February 2015, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey.
The Annual Manufacturing Report 2017 shone a spotlight on what funding options UK manufacturers prefer to use when funding their investments in automation.
The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), which comprises eight sub-contract manufacturers and a specialist engineering design agency, has seen more than £1.5m of new contracts placed from firms keen to reshore production to the UK.
Manufacturing businesses expect turnover to rise over the next 12 months; however, executives have expressed concerns regarding supply chain disruption.
Scottish firm, MacRebur Ltd, has recently launched a Kickstarter to help fund its project to use recycled plastic to fill potholes.
Dr Peter Colman explains that when it comes to innovation, smart companies design the product around the price.
‘Failure to prevent’ is an increasingly important concept in terms of UK corporate liability. Now the Criminal Finance Bill 2017 adds a new angle – tax evasion. Lucinda Hallan looks at the issues.
The UK’s small and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers have reported strong growth in domestic and export orders in the three months to April, according to the latest quarterly CBI SME Trends Survey.
US electronics manufacturer Apple has today announced a new fund to invest in manufacturing in the United States.