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Higher orders and increased productivity are predicted by Britain's manufacturing executives, despite major worries over trade talks and cyber-crime. more

8 Jan 2018 10:45 Industry News

A new testing centre from Baker Perkins will be available for processors switching from batch to continuous manufacturing. more

3 Jan 2018 10:22 Machinery

Cheap labour, expensive imports and business uncertainty have combined to reduce spending on manufacturing equipment, a survey by EEF and Santander has found. more

23 Oct 2017 16:41 Industry News

Productivity in Practice: Small changes for the biggest reward

Productivity, and ways for the UK manufacturing industry to increase its levels to remain competitive, is a topic of increasing importance. But how can the plastics industry benefit and can you increase productivity without major investment? more

19 Jun 2017 11:49 Guest Blog

Manufacturing workers are enjoying thicker pay packets compared to the rest of Britain, as average pay falls by 0.6 points but factory pay rises to 2.3 per cent in May. more

15 Jun 2017 12:28 Industry News

Productivity, and ways for the UK manufacturing industry to increase its levels to remain competitive, is a topic of increasing importance. But how can the plastics industry benefit and can you increase productivity without major investment? more

20 Apr 2017 09:45 Machinery

Israeli plastics company Tosaf advances heat stability for its new white masterbatch. more

10 Apr 2017 13:50 Industry News

In the third instalment of our series of articles looking at improving productivity in injection moulding, Craig Forrester of Stäubli Connectors UK, looks at mould transfer and loading. more

5 Aug 2015 10:32 Machinery