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This investment in a fully automated conversion centre includes the installation of seven new conversion machines for conventional and pre-stretched hand film Read more

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The newly relocated Med-Tech Innovation Expo, which took place for the first time at Birmingham’s NEC on 15th and 16th June, received high praise from visitors and exhibitors from the plastics industry thanks to its expanded size and features. Read more

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The survey of 900 firms conducted in April 2019 shows that while four in 10 respondents want the UK to leave the EU, only 27 per cent think it will actually happen Read more

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The conference, now in its third year, will take place on June 12th at Limerick Institute of Technology Read more

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Speakers at the ‘Making apprenticeships work for your business’ event on May 15th will includes Leeds manufacturing bosses currently running apprenticeship programmes, as well as the city council’s head of employment and growth, Julia Massey Read more

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April saw overseas demand decrease at the second-fastest pace in the past four-and-a-half years, with Brexit uncertainty being the main factor underlying the decrease according to companies Read more

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Despite the uncertainty facing UK businesses through Brexit, SIS Pitches has reaffirmed its commitment to British manufacturing with this major investment Read more

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A quarter of companies surveyed by Make UK have said that they will look for external support to help lower skilled employees whose jobs are going to be displaced seek employment elsewhere Read more

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The call comes on the back of a new survey by Make UK, which has shown a significant lack of awareness amongst industry about the proposed new T levels, as well as concerns about how key elements of the reforms will be implemented in practice Read more

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Ofgem, the UK’s electricity and gas regulator, is concerned that with increasing numbers of both domestic and industrial users at least partly off-grid, there is a looming shortfall in the costs for running the network Read more

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In a joint letter sent today to each of the EU 27 member heads of state and Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier, Make UK and Ceemet warn of the risk of economic shocks if negotiators fail to agree a deal that works for business in both the UK and the EU Read more

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After conducting research on mid-sized UK manufacturers that are turning over £10 million to £300 million, Wyelands Bank found that 89 per cent are held back because of a lack of finance Read more

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The significant investment in Yizumi machines and other state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment has been high on Timloc’s agenda, and has enabled the company to keep pace with increasing demand for its products and expand into new areas Read more

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Simon Dewhurst

As the UK’s third largest manufacturing centre, Leeds is home to more than 1,800 manufacturing firms, employing 26,000 people, and the Leeds Manufacturing Festival, which runs until October, will include an extensive programme of events linking young Read more

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Great Central Plastics, based in Northamptonshire, have been trading for 21 years and in that time has carved a reputation as one of the UK’s most progressive and experienced speciality tooling and moulded plastic product manufacturers Read more

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The UK SME Manufacturing Barometer has shown how the challenging economic and industrial climate is pushing UK manufacturers to carry significant risks as they move their supplier base out of the EU and invest precious cash in stockpiling raw materia Read more

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UK manufacturing has had another difficult month in the face of Brexit uncertainty, posting a four-month low for February with a figure of 52.0, the lowest figure since the July 2016 reading Read more

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This will bring an important raw material back to the UK, with an expected capacity at the plant of 300,000 tonnes per year Read more

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The survey of 366 manufacturers found that both total and export order books strengthened modestly on the previous month, while remaining comfortably above their respective long-run averages Read more

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The new Made UK branding

The association has unveiled its re-brand in a move it says reflects "the change and evolution of the sector." Read more

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