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

23 Feb 2018 12:28 Industry News

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

21 Feb 2018 16:26 John Carlon's Blog

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

20 Feb 2018 12:19 Industry News

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

6 Feb 2018 10:33 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

21 Dec 2017 11:09 Industry News

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

20 Dec 2017 09:57 Industry News

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

10 Nov 2017 11:56 Industry News

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

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

24 Oct 2017 16:14 Industry News

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

17 Oct 2017 11:14 Industry News

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

22 Sep 2017 14:04 Industry News

Buoyant conditions abroad cover fears over UK economy more

13 Sep 2017 14:56 Industry News


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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

24 Aug 2017 09:54 Industry News

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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

10 Aug 2017 10:15 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

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

31 Jul 2017 15:14 Industry News

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

19 Jul 2017 15:57 Materials

The manufacturers organisation EEF has run a survey showing that exports from Britain are lagging as the rebound from the 2008 banking crisis drags on. more

11 Jul 2017 16:17 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

UK plastics companies are being encouraged to capitalise on the export opportunities offered by the Mexican market as the country’s manufacturing industry continues to grow. more

20 Jun 2017 09:13 Industry News