#Manufacturing

Are UK small and medium-sized manufacturers losing their creative spark?

9 months ago — 2.5 min read

According to Exact's annual SME Barometer Research, small and medium-sized UK manufacturing businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to design...

Hyperloop: Manufacturing plant opens

10 months ago — 1 min read

Hyperloop One has opened its first manufacturing plant, taking a step forward in its goal of helping to shape the...

Birmingham plastics manufacturer wins £1m worth of new contracts

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The UK automotive industry’s boom has positively impacted Birmingham plastic injection moulding specialist Barkley Plastics. The company has announced more...

Aircraft manufacturers use augmented reality to make assembly quicker and more accurate

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Augmented reality is beginning to revolutionise the area of aircraft manufacturing. The manufacturers of the Airbus A350 have begun using...

Record win for Yorkshire manufacturer

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The Yorkshire manufacturer, Wakefield Acoustics, has won a contract with a North Sea oil company. The multi-million pound contract to...

Autumn statement receives support from manufacturers

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Manufacturers have welcomed measures announced in the Government’s Autumn Statement, with investment in infrastructure, energy research and plans to amend...

Manufacturing hubs receive £20 million boost

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced that two manufacturing research hubs which will each receive £10 million. The...

Record 10 month car manufacturing figures for UK

2 years ago — 0 min read

The first ten months of this year saw UK car manufacturing post the highest production figures for over a decade....

New manufacturing training centre to open in Coventry

2 years ago — 0 min read

Business Secretary Sajid Javid is to formally open the Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC), located on the campus...

3D ears manufactured for surgeons to practice ear surgery

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have developed a 3D-printing technique that creates a cartilage-like model to help surgeons...

Manufacturing expert recognized with award

2 years ago — 0 min read

Rachel Eade has been recognized by the Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering (ISME) for her work as automotive sector lead...

Car manufacturers join forces to develop hydrogen station infrastructure in Japan

2 years ago — 0 min read

Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together in a joint project to help open hydrogen refuelling stations in Japan by...

Calbee open UK manufacturing facility

2 years ago — 0 min read

Calbee have opened a £6.5 million innovation and manufacturing facility in Deeside, with funding help from the Welsh government. It...

Manufacturing industry calls for early UK referendum on EU

2 years ago — 0 min read

EEF, the UK manufacturing trade body, has called on Prime Minister David Cameron to hold a referendum on the UK’s...

Manufacturing grows at its fastest rate for six months

2 years ago — 0 min read

The Office for National Statistics has revealed that industrial output in the UK grew at its fastest rate for six...

China announces all-robot manufacturing plant

2 years ago — 0 min read

China has announced plans to open the world’s first-ever all-robot manufacturing plant, which could reduce the workforce from 1,800 people...

April shows growth slowdown in manufacturing

2 years ago — 0 min read

According to Markit, the manufacturing sector in Europe has slowed down. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index showed a decrease from...

Women in Work programme helps women progress in manufacturing and engineering

2 years ago — 0 min read

The Women in Work programme, introduced in 2006, has been completed by almost 200 women in the first quarter of...