Growth in UK manufacturing hit a four-year high in November, according to the latest Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).
Drive Sustainability, a partnership between 10 car companies is to set up a Raw Materials Observatory to identify ethical, environmental, human and labour rights issues in the sourcing of raw materials.
Car parts specialist Klarius Products has won a major industry award – thanks to its focus on ‘lean manufacturing.’
Business Secretary Greg Clark has today (November 27) launched the government’s new Industrial Strategy for the UK.
Four days after the Budget Statement, the government is to unveil today the white paper on industrial strategy, that seeks to tackle the UK’s economic challenges of the future.
The UK doesn’t just win gold medals for riding bicycles – the UK’s bike-manufacturing sector is undergoing a renaissance, and establishing itself as a production winner. James Lawson reports.
The MINI plant in Oxford is a fascinating mix of labour-intensive assembly line and robot-dominated bodyshop. It is a BMW-owned factory in an era of Brexit, Industry 4.0 and skills shortages.
Additive manufacturing has been around since 1983, but it has not yet been adopted by mainstream manufacturing, what is missing for AM to breakthrough.
Midlands-based design and engineering group Envisage is eyeing further international expansion – possibly in China.
The UK’s largest trial of connected and autonomous vehicle technology, UK Autodrive project, has reached a critical stage in its development with the first tests on public streets of Central Coventry.