Saturday, December 5, 2020

Manufacturers slash investment to remain afloat post-COVID

In a fraught battle to stay afloat in the wake of COVID-19, manufacturers have slashed investment despite a rise in output and orders from...

Structural steel specialists secures trio of contracts worth £21m

The structural steel division of the South Yorkshire-based Billington Holdings has secured three contractors worth £21 million. According to the AIM-listed company, one of these...

£1.1m engineering skills boost for Sheffield

In a national first, teenagers at UTC Sheffield will develop a new range of in demand high-level digital engineering skills following a £1.1 million...

Cable cleat manufacturer expands North Yorkshire headquarters

Cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis Patents, has invested £500,000 in a 25 per cent expansion of its North Yorkshire headquarters. The main element of the expansion...

Manufacturer to transform operations via new sustainable project

Yorkshire manufacturing firm, Salamander Fabrications, will transform its operations to become entirely paperless via a new project. The sheet metal maker has partnered with Siemens...

Manufacturers call for Job Retention Scheme extension

A failure to extend the Job Retention Scheme risks putting the UK out of step with competitors and hamstringing its recovery from the pandemic,...

Avacta expands manufacturing capacity for rapid COVID antigen test

Avacta Group, the Wetherby-based life science business, has expanded its rapid COVID-19 antigen test manufacturing capacity. The AIM listed firm has entered into an agreement...

Gov called on to save apprenticeships & redeploy redundant skilled workers

Manufacturers are calling on government to take “urgent action” to save the nation’s apprenticeships and “reskill, retrain and redeploy” skilled workers made redundant in...

Manufacturing downturn eases after survey-record dip

Manufacturer output volumes in the three months to August continued to fall quickly, but the pace of decline eased somewhat from last month’s survey...

90 jobs at risk at Scarborough coach maker

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), the bus manufacturers, has begun the formal consultation on its restructuring programme, which...

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