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Kicking off with the Skills Yorkshire careers convention of the 2nd and 3rd October festival organisers aim to promote the varied careers available among Leeds’ 1,800 manufacturing firms Read more

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Whilst the United States is the single biggest export market for UK manufactured goods and services, worth £118.2 billion, exports to the top seven EU markets alone amounted to £236.5 billion in the same period Read more

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The manufacturing sector has been the fifth most targeted for attacks in 2019, behind sectors including government systems and finance Read more

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The Q3 Manufacturing Outlook survey comes on the back of the latest PMI data earlier this week and shows all indicators have weakening significantly, with investment and domestic orders in particular turning negative Read more

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At 48.0 in July, unchanged from June, the IHS Markit/ CIPS PMI stayed below the neutral 50.0 mark for the third straight month Read more

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666,521 cars rolled off production lines in the first six months of the year, a year-on-year loss of 168,052 units due largely to falling demand in key markets Read more

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A combined golf and charity event organised by a group of UK plastics industry partners has raised £4475 for Midlands Air Ambulance. Read more

The arrangement is mounted horizontally on a fourth CNC axis comprising a Haas HRT210 rotary table and a Chick tailstock Read more

Machinery

Britain’s manufacturers are calling for an urgent rethink to the Government’s Apprenticeship Levy to make access to funding more flexible so that industry can develop the essential skills of the future Read more

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The investment, which has created 65 new jobs in the area, enables Müller to meet growing demand from consumers for branded and private label yoghurts made with milk from British farms Read more

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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

10 Jun 2019 10:53 BPF Blog

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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