Monday, July 6, 2020

SME manufacturers see activity plunge – CBI

SME manufacturing output fell at the quickest pace in over a decade in the quarter to April, according to the latest CBI SME Trends...

Leeds business switches from branding to making PPE

A Leeds print business has boosted its production of PPE and delivered almost 3,000 visors to care home and hospice staff. Imageco designs and produces...

SME manufacturers call for urgent financial support as pandemic woes mount

Met with declining sales, production volumes and the prospect of job cuts during the pandemic, SME manufacturers in Yorkshire and the Humber are call...

Sheffield engineers 3D print lightweight fuel tank for satellites

A lightweight fuel tank for small-scale satellites has been designed and developed by metal additive manufacture engineers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing...

Playing card maker is 3D printing visor parts for NHS following...

Rollem, a Barnsley-based playing card manufacturer, is 3D printing parts for visors for the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic following a company restructure. The restructuring...

Norths Yorks manufacturer secures Latin America contract

A North Yorkshire manufacturer has secured an order to supply cable cleats for a major new desalination plant being built in Chile. The $800 million...

Burberry begins manufacturing PPE at Yorkshire factory

Listed fashion brand, Burberry Group, has begun manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) at its trench coat factory in Castleford, West Yorkshire. According to CEO Marco...

Sharp drop for manufacturing activity

UK manufacturers reported the quickest falls in output volumes and total new orders since 2009 in the three months to April, while business optimism...

Insulation jacket maker ramps up automation with help from AMRC

An insulation jacket manufacturer has ramped up its use of automation technologies for labour-intensive manual production processes thanks to help from composites research engineers...

Avacta generates Affimer reagents for rapid COVID-19 test

Avacta Group, the listed life sciences business based in Wetherby and Cambridge, has successfully generated several highly specific Affirmer reagents for a rapid test...

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