We are facing the last month as a member of the European Union unless political events overtake this column. Make UK’s first quarter survey, in association with BDO, paints an interesting snapshot of the shifting sands of world trade.
My afternoon at this year’s Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Summit included a roundtable discussion on Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, with delegates coming together to identify the key takeaways for them and their businesses.
Sanjeev Gupta has been engineering a quiet revolution in the UK and global metals sector, while simultaneously building an integrated presence in automotive and aerospace supply chains that will position his Liberty House as a key player in both.
Change was very much the word of the day at this year’s Make UK (formerly EEF) National Manufacturing Conference as Britain’s manufacturers came together to discuss ‘preparing for Brexit and a changing world’.
The vision of a smart, clean, green steel industry has come one step closer to fruition with the announcement of a new £35m initiative which will see steelmakers and universities work together on a seven-year research programme to transform the sector.