The business park is part of the UK's Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID). It is already home to Boeing Sheffield, energy tech firm ITM Power and the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Campus.
Manufacturers claim they aim for quality, but often place more focus on cost control. Alicia Dimas, director of policy at the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), says product quality and profitability can co-exist.
Britain’s manufacturers are rightly proud of their cutting-edge, market-leading innovation – and now is the time to capitalise on the industry’s strengths. For those able to do so, there is every reason to be confident about the future.
UK manufacturing continues to grow from strength to strength amid significant domestic, global and technological disruption. That growth has been reflected in much of the news our Editorial team have reported over the past 12 months.
In 2018, The Manufacturer produced more videos than any previous 12 month period, covering key questions including: how vulnerable is the sector to cyber-attack; how is digital tech having a positive impact of on staff, how to narrow the UK’s productivity gap, what does the future of employee engagement look like, and much more.
At The Manufacturer, we are lucky enough to visit world-leading factories. This year we've been to the elite in automotive and additive manufacturing facilities, and even the UK's largest supplier of own-label gin and vodka - to name a few. Here are our top features of 2018!
The Manufacturer's Editorial team regularly sit down with industrial business owners, decision-makers and experts to promote their successes, discuss where they see future opportunities and unpick what keeps them up at night.