Manufacturing sector steadies following last year’s downturn

Following the downturn experienced for much of last year, the UK’s manufacturing sector has steadied in the start of 2020. Reduced levels of political uncertainty...

Nestlé invests £800k in York site

Nestlé has invested £800,000 in new machinery at its York manufacturing site to produce a range of new biscuits. The confectionery giant has bolstered its...

Industry partnership to safeguard nations manufacturers

Make UK, the nation’s manufacturing organisation, has partnered with Alcumus SafeContractor to reduce workplace accidents and increase sustainable growth. Manufactures regularly utilise contractors for their...

£850k equipment investment for North Yorks engineering firm

Econ Engineering, a North Yorkshire company responsible for 80% of the winter maintenance and repair vehicles on Britain’s roads, has invested £850,000 in new...

Manufacturing business optimism surges at strongest pace since 2014

Manufacturers reported a surge in optimism in the three months to January, marking the largest upward swing in sentiment in a single quarter on...

Fit out begins at world’s largest renewable hydrogen factory in Sheffield

The fit out for ITM Power’s new 1G renewable hydrogen factory in Sheffield, the largest in the world, has started this week. The AIM listed...

Feed maker secures approval to build £12m production facility

A North Yorkshire animal feed maker is to build a new £12 million production facility after securing unanimous approval from the Hambleton District Council...

Manufacturers investing more than ever in workforce health and wellbeing

With an alarming backdrop of ever-increasing skills shortages, rapid technological change and an ageing workforce, manufacturers are investing more than ever before in their...

Liberty Steel Group to cut 282 jobs in South Yorkshire

Liberty Steel Group are to cut more than 350 jobs, with 282 of those being in South Yorkshire. The cuts are said to be...

Growth in food & drink manufacturing despite uncertainty

Political and economic uncertainty have failed to dampen the fortunes of Britain’s food and drink sector as employment and sales both grow, a new...

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