Judith Hackitt became the first female chair of the Health and Safety Executive in 2007 following a 30-year career in the chemicals industry. In May she was recognised as the First Woman of Manufacturing 2013 at an awards ceremony in London.
Chief executive of GE UK, Mark Elborne, spent time with a final year apprentice from GE Healthcare at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital on Thursday where he learned about transferability of skills and the importance of role models.
David Willetts, minister for universities and science, has announced a £3.7 million investment to fund projects that apply innovative photonics technologies to solve challenges in the health sector.
Health and beauty products manufacturer DCS Europe has increased its lending facility to up to £32m.
Healthcare manufacturer Synergy Health has appeared in court after an employee lost a part of his thumb when it became trapped in machinery.
Siemens MR Magnet Technology has identified savings of more than £35,000 in 2012 through staff training in Business Improvement Techniques as part of a lean programme.
As the frenzy of flag waving which swept Britain during the London 2012 Olympiad dissipates the penny counting starts for its much vaunted economic legacy. TM talks to Stephen Blatchford, CEO of prosthetics manufacturer Chas A Blatchford & Sons about how the summer of sport helped put a new spring in its step.