Textiles

MTM Labels: Sign language

Posted on 8 Nov 2012 by

Manufacturers are continually searching for innovation that sticks. And for sign-maker MTM Labels that is only too literal as the company continues to produce labels and signs for factories and machinery that stay in place and in good condition throughout the product life.

Pilkington to shed 150 jobs at sites in St Helens

There has been a global fall in demand for building and automotive glass
Posted on 3 Feb 2012 by

The owner of glass manufacturer Pilkington, Nippon Sheet Glass, announced plans to lay off 150 UK employees by the end of April 2012 today.

Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG), which is in the process of cutting 3,500 jobs worldwide, will close one of its production lines in the UK in a move to cut costs by 20bn y…

Burberry reports strong sales despite lacklustre US market

Posted on 18 Jan 2012 by Tim Brown

Despite a sharp slowdown in US sales growth, British luxury brand Burberry Group has reported strong sales growth through Christmas, driven by the brand’s continued popularity in Asia.

The 156-year old company said that increased sales of leather goods and outerwear, including its famou…