Friday, September 24, 2021

Resource and staff shortages constrain growth and drive up costs at...

The UK manufacturing upturn remained solid in July. Although rates of expansion in output and new orders slowed, they remained among the best in...

Pharma packaging manufacturer invests in new facilities to produce COVID test...

A Hull firm that specialises in designing and manufacturing pharmaceutical packaging is producing millions of components used in Covid-19 PCR tests after investing £12...

Laser focus helps Doncaster manufacturer secure six-figure CBILS backing

A Doncaster-based entrepreneur, who secured a significant contract to deliver ground-breaking research into laser technology and its use in the energy industry, has secured...

Staff and supply shortages threaten UK car production revival

UK car factories turned out 69,097 units in June, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). While...

University of Sheffield takes central role in new digital manufacturing research...

The University of Sheffield is to play a key role in the UK’s new Manufacturing Made Smarter research centres. The University of Sheffield is involved...

Trust joins university’s Manufacturing Champions programme

Trust Electric Heating, a Garforth-based business which specialises in electric heating solutions, has been accepted into the University of Huddersfield-managed Manufacturing Champions programme. The programme,...

Free access to robotics resources needed to prepare UK’s workforce for...

Everyone in the UK should be given free access to high-end robotics resources in order to close the skills gap and ensure everyone has...

Record output growth continues for manufacturers, but cost pressures and supply...

UK manufacturing output volumes grew at the joint-fastest pace on record in the three months to July, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial...

Sheffield manufacturer launches apprenticeship scheme with educators

Sheffield manufacturer SevenHills Fabrication has launched a new in-house apprenticeship scheme with Sheffield’s Westfield School and Rotherham College. The company, which is part of Steetley...

Barometer seeks Yorkshire manufacturing SMEs to explore supply chain price changes...

Following a quicker than expected recovery across the industry, current barriers to growth is the main focus of the latest Manufacturing Barometer, organised by...

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