Six-year low for manufacturing confidence

Manufacturing optimism in the UK has plummeted to its lowest level since January 2013, the latest ‘Business Trends’ report from BDO. BDO’s Manufacturing Optimism Index,...

Swedish label maker moves to new premises in the Aire Valley

Swedish-owned maker of labels, packaging and trims Nilorn has moved to new premises in the Aire Valley village of Cononley. The move represents an inward...

Leeds prepares to showcase region’s manufacturing prowess

On Wednesday this week the Leeds City Region LEP will support the Manufactured Yorkshire conference in Leeds – a showcase of our region’s manufacturing...

British Steel scoops award for improving Network Rail electrification cost-effectiveness

British Steel has been recognised at the recent Rail Partnership Awards for challenging Network Rail’s standards to improve the cost effectiveness of route electrification. The...

Longsight lengthens list of Mechan equipment

Sheffield-based Mechan continues to be a key equipment manufacturer and supplier to Manchester’s home of high speed trains, the Alstom Traincare Centre. The firm is...

Pre-pack administration sales saves 80 jobs at Rotherham firm

Rotherham's Newburgh Precision in Rotherham has been acquired by Ledantech Limited, saving all 80 jobs at the firm, after Joanne Hammond and Claire Dowson of...

Sustained recovery seen at Hessle manufacturer

Fenner, the Hessle manufacturer of polymer products and conveyor belts, has inched back towards the black as it unveils its latest results. The company has...

New steel company signs five-year research deal

The Materials Processing Institute has signed a landmark contract with newly-emerging British Steel. The multi-million-pound contract will see the Institute providing innovative research and development...

Brewery boss denies take-over rumours

Batemans Brewery MD Stuart Bateman has denied rumours that the four-generation family business is up for sale. He says: “There are no plans to sell...

Manufacturers concerned about skills access post-Brexit

Almost half of the UK’s manufacturers remain concerned about their ability to access skills post-Brexit according to a new report from EEF and law...

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