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According to the ONS, the economy grew slightly in the last three months, but is still slowing in the long-term Read more

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With a view to tackling global skills shortages and the need to increase production flexibility, FANUC has launched its first ever lightweight collaborative robot, the CRX-10iA. Read more

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Britain’s manufacturers are backing the new Government’s aim of driving growth more evenly across all UK regions, with the results of a survey showing that performance in manufacturing continues to diverge across the UK. Read more

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Following the Conservative party winning a majority in the vote held on December 12, senior figures have urged MPs to “get Brexit right” to ensure that there is as little disruption as possible to UK industry. Read more

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When the plant commences full production, which is expected in the second quarter of 2020, the company will have created up to 600 new highly-skilled jobs, rising to 750 at peak production Read more

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The UK is the only G7 country with a robot density below the world’s average, with just 74 units per 10,000 workers, which positions the UK behind 14 other European countries Read more

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The agreement will see DTF assist and develop Poseidon’s Polyester Recycling Technology, which converts polyester waste to recycled raw material (BHET) to produce virgin PET, with a pathway to constructing an initial 10,000 tonnes per year facility. Read more

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The guide is aimed at engineers and specifiers looking to take advantage of the butt fusion jointing technique, which has been shown to consistently deliver quality pipe joints under a broad range of construction situations. Read more

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The range consists of six extrusion blow moulded packs in HDPE, as well as one made using Spectra’s HDPE sugarcane-based biopolymer. Read more

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Erris Homes is using the Elegance Colour rainwater range from Polypipe for a range of guttering and downpipe systems at the 14-home Orchard Croft development in High Green. Read more

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The companies announce they are joining forces in a UK-based project that will see the production of a new range of high-specification polymers with up to 50 per cent recycled content. Read more

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The headline fall in output volumes was driven largely by the motor vehicles, metal product, and metal manufacture sub-sectors Read more

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Make UK has called on the main political parties to demonstrate to the electorate that they have real vision and ambition for the UK economy in the next parliament, and the policies to back it up in a post-Brexit world Read more

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It is the Group’s second plastics facility in Telford for the production of wheelie bins, pallets, and storage and transport containers Read more

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The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS PMI rose to 49.6 in October, up for the second successive month but remaining below the neutral 50.0 mark separating expansion from contraction Read more

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The headline index has now remained below the neutral 50.0 mark for five successive months, its longest sequence below that mark since mid-2009 Read more

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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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