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

6 years ago — Quick Read

According to Exact's annual SME Barometer Research, small and medium-sized UK manufacturing businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to design new products for their customers. Exact cite innovation as a...

Hyperloop: Manufacturing plant opens

6 years ago — Quick Read

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

Birmingham plastics manufacturer wins £1m worth of new contracts

6 years ago — Quick Read

The UK automotive industry’s boom has positively impacted Birmingham plastic injection moulding specialist Barkley Plastics. The company has announced more than £1m of new contracts, including work producing interior parts...

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

6 years ago — Quick Read

Augmented reality is beginning to revolutionise the area of aircraft manufacturing. The manufacturers of the Airbus A350 have begun using augmented reality software on handheld tablets, which can be used...

Record win for Yorkshire manufacturer

6 years ago — Quick Read

The Yorkshire manufacturer, Wakefield Acoustics, has won a contract with a North Sea oil company. The multi-million pound contract to provide 17 high specification acoustic enclosures to Johan Sverdup oil...

Autumn statement receives support from manufacturers

7 years ago — Quick Read

Manufacturers have welcomed measures announced in the Government’s Autumn Statement, with investment in infrastructure, energy research and plans to amend the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) all gaining industry support. Terry...