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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

Goods made in Britain keep attracting higher orders through the start of the year, as last omnths PMI survey shows ‘marked growth’. more

1 Jun 2017 13:47 Industry News

Despite economic uncertainty and rising import costs, UK manufacturers have reported increased domestic and foreign orders. more

24 Apr 2017 15:55 Industry News



Forbes has started work expanding its production space at its Kelso factory, in the Scottish Borders. more

10 Feb 2017 15:16 Industry News

UK Plastics Industry: It’s time to go global

Companies in the plastics sector are recognising that in order to maintain growth and competitiveness they need to reach out to markets abroad. Ian Cole from Siemens Financial Services explains how export finance could provide the solution. more

8 Feb 2017 14:15 Guest Blog 1 Comments

With the addition of the Philippines as its 71st export destination, What More UK’s plastics homeware products are now available to two thirds of the global population, the company claims. more

27 Jan 2017 14:33 Industry News

A plastics manufacturer based in Padiham, Lancashire, has been named one of the North West’s ‘Export Champions’ for the fourth consecutive year. more

13 Jan 2017 13:55 Industry News