It's been announced that Dick Elsy, CEO of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult will retire in August 2020, having steered the organisation to become the largest advanced manufacturing research institution in Europe.
One of the West Midlands' fastest growing manufacturing outsourcing specialists is on track to achieve record sales this year and is now exploring the possibility of future acquisitions and expansion into North America.
Aston Martin Lagonda has officially opened its second manufacturing plant in the UK, signalling “a huge vote of confidence” in British automotive industry – according to the carmaker’s group president.
A fundamental realignment of manufacturing in the UK is on the cards, now the shape of a post-Brexit trading arrangement with the EU is becoming clearer. A key part of that will be the reshoring of production back to the UK from what were once cheaper overseas factories.
Leading British supercar maker, McLaren Automotive, is on the hunt for new starters in composite materials manufacturing to help launch a £50m innovation and manufacturing facility in the North of England.