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The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI report for October shows a slight increase in manufacturing output across the secondary sector. more

1 Nov 2017 16:20 Industry News

After five and ten pounds entered circulation in polymer form, the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street has agreed supplies for the plastic substrate. more

5 Oct 2017 10:16 Industry News

Protecting profits: how plastics manufacturers can manage currency fluctuations

With the pound at rates not seen for a decade, deciding on how best to manage the situation for companies in the plastics industry can be a challenge. Here, Miles Eakers, Chief Market Analyst at London-based Centtrip, shares his insight. more

29 Aug 2017 16:38 Guest Blog

A survey from the CBI has found sales and orders have continued along an upward trend for British manufacturers. more

22 Aug 2017 15:54 Industry News

Export upswell hauls factory output to speedy growth, as Markit’s factory PMI result finds order levels up by a point. more

1 Aug 2017 11:54 Industry News

The ten-pound note designed by BOPP film specialist Innovia has been revealed by the Bank of England at a ceremony on the bicentenery of Jane Austen's death. more

18 Jul 2017 15:01 Industry News

The manufacturing sector is acting as a buttress for the British economy, as the latest monthly snapshot from the CBI shows goods made in the UK are increasingly popular worldwide. more

22 Jun 2017 14:15 Industry News

For the third consecutive quarter, North American shipments of plastics machinery have declined in the first quarter, year on year. more

21 Jun 2017 14:26 Materials

Manufacturing output has reduced slightly over the last two months but remains above long term trends, says IHS Markit. more

3 Apr 2017 16:53 Industry News

The team at Smart Currency looks at the importance of implementing a robust currency strategy when preparing for foreign business transactions around international shows and exhibitions, trading with overseas markets or exporting into new territories more

12 Jul 2013 10:01 Events

This week’s view from Smart Currency looks at the end of the financial year and the corporate reporting season. more

17 Apr 2013 09:51 Industry News