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The company, part of the Singleton Birch group, says that rapid growth has already seen turnover increase significantly from 2012 to 2018, thanks to new product development, export success and strong foundations in its historic lime business. Read more

Materials

HS Polymer Reprocessing Ltd, based in Hyde, has been acquired by Stephen Crompton, the company’s General Manager, from its previous owners Douglas Hodgson, Quentin Hartley and Jeffrey Savage. Read more

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The announcement is the next significant step in delivering on the company’s commitment to offer customers electrified options for all new Jaguar and Land Rover models from 2020 Read more

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According to the latest report from IHS Markit, high stock levels, ongoing Brexit uncertainty, the economic slowdown and rising competition all contributed to the decreases in new orders and production. Read more

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Head of the UK’s biggest automotive industry association says ‘No Deal’ is not an option for an industry that stands to lose £50k every minute as a result of hard Brexit border delays. Read more

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The increase has been implemented at its UK manufacturing site with the addition of a fourth production cell Read more

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The research, which coincides with Santander’s Manufacturing Industry Day, found that 21 per cent of the manufacturers surveyed were concerned about a lack of skilled workers Read more

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Celebrating 10 years of pellet loss mitigation and contributing to the health of our oceans

Adela Putinelu, Sustainability Issues Executive at the British Plastics Federation, marks 10-years of Operation Clean Sweep, the international industry initiative to stop plastic pellet loss to the environment, with a special report. Read more

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The study found that the gross value of the industry would decrease by 12 per cent over the next 15 years Read more

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Manufacturers reported increased difficulties in convincing clients to commit to new contracts during May Read more

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The Q2 Manufacturing Outlook survey published by Make UK and business advisory firm BDO LLP, shows that domestic and export orders are continuing to trend down as the boost of artificial stockpiling unwinds Read more

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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

Machinery

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

Events

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

Events

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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