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March's IHS Markit/ Cips PMI shows a steady rebound in order growth since the declines at the end of 2017. more

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Supply chain constraints and a price level increase have brought increasing factory output growth to a slow down. more

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Carbon-fibre reinforced plastic specialist Axon Automotive has moved premises in Northamptionshire. more

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13 British plastics forms joined the throng at PlastIndia in Ahmedabad, taken as a block by the British Plastics Federation. more

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The annual outlook from BP predicts oil demand will drop after the 2030's, as renewable energy, competes with crude. John Carlon argues the years of cheap oil are only just beginning... more

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Strong exports and demand for staples has buoyed otherwise slowing growth rates in manufacturing orders over the start of 2018. more

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Leicestershire based DB Automation has used its hot foil print expertise to provide green game cases for Xbox players. more

Machinery

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has released its latest factory output figures for November, showing a stark fall in demand for new cars. more

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The Confederation of British Industry manufacturing survey has shown year-end order books levels have gifted an early Christmas present for UK manufacturers. more

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Chair of the manufacturers' association Terry Scuoler moves on to leading the Institute of Export and International Trade. more

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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

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The British Plastics Federation will take UK companies to PlastIndia in Ahmedabad next Spring, with accommodation and receptions included. more

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Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would cost industry £880million, finds the British Plastics Federation. more

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Food and drink sales have brought the monthly growth rate for UK manufacturing down but long-term prospects still look set for a stable increase. more

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Buoyant conditions abroad cover fears over UK economy more

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After seven months of decline in the domestic market, production increases 17.7 per cent ahead of license plate change in September. more

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The Recycling Association is hoping the government will lean on China to review the scrap recyclate ban, announced last month. more

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

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British manufacturers are shifting more stock abroad thanks to global demand and a weak sterling, a survey of 397 manufacturers by the CBI shows. more

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The trial by the Chinese Government to restrict imports of scrap plastics has been permanently extended, leaving a looming mountain of low quality scrap for Europe’s recyclers. more

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