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Manufacturers predict economic growth in 2017 despite Brexit disruption

12th January 2017

It has been predicted that over two-thirds of manufacturing firms are set to benefit and grow in 2017. This news comes despite the impact of Brexit and are based on findings from the annual...

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UK manufacturing on strong footing leading into 2017

4th January 2017

The activity levels in the UK's manufacturing sector reached a level that has not been seen for nearly two-and-a-half-years last month. The Markit / CIPS Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for ...

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ASOS plans to double its UK manufacturing capability

21st December 2016

ASOS has revealed ambitious plans that will allow its UK manufacturing output to double. The scheme will involve the creation of more factories over the next three years to support the planne...

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£500bn government pipeline to benefit UK steel industry

19th December 2016

The UK government is to implement changes to help steel manufacturers better plan and bid for state contracts as it announces that it will use three million tonnes of steel for infrastructure...

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UK manufacturing recovery gaining pace

5th December 2016

The UK manufacturing recovery is starting to gain momentum according to a new survey report by EEF and BDO LLP. The final quarter of 2016 has significantly improved with output and order b...

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Can the UK manufacturing industry capitalise on the drive towards autonomous cars?

1st December 2016

A new industrial strategy proposed by the UK government may create a prosperous environment for the eventual development of self-driving vehicles - but it won't all be plain sailing. The a...

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What every manufacturer should know about the Autumn Statement

30th November 2016

The Chancellor has revealed his plans for the UK in his Autumn Statement and it has given us an insight as to what the future may hold, granted that Britain does eventually leave the European Unio...

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What the Autumn Statement means for the UK manufacturing industry

24th November 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday announced in his inaugural Autumn Statement that he is 'focused on preparing and supporting the economy as we begin writing a new chapter in the country's history...

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Manufacturing in the UK sees boost in September according to ONS figures

11th November 2016

UK factories have continued to pick up following a sharp drop in manufacturing growth after the EU Referendum. Manufacturing output sped up in September, with the Office for National Stati...

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EMS Sponsor EEF North West Annual Dinner

8th November 2016

EEF North West Annual Dinner 2016 EMS International are extremely proud to be sponsoring this year's EEF North West annual dinner.  We have very limited places availab...

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Weaker pound helps boost UK manufacturing exports

1st November 2016

Manufacturing exports in the UK have shot up at the fastest rate in over two years due to record lows of the pound. Figures in the Confederation of British Industry's trend report showed an increas...

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The global manufacturing possibilities for a post-Brexit Britain

25th October 2016

As we enter the post-EU referendum, pre-Brexit limbo, it's been difficult to really gauge the true impact of leaving the EU, in particular for international manufacturers. We've seen the valu...

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Number of UK vacancies tops 750,000

27th September 2016

In another sign of the UK labour market's resilience, the ONS said the number of vacancies in the quarter to August edged up by 3,000 to 752,000 compared with the previous quarter, indicating that e...

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MAHLE Powertrain opens advanced Engineering Centre in the UK

21st July 2016

MAHLE Powertrain has opened a new Vehicle Engineering Centre (VEC) in Northampton, UK. The centre houses a new, fully-equipped vehicle workshop with six vehicle build stations and two new project of...

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The Global Untapped Opportunity for SMEs

18th July 2016

Analysis of our Future Fit: the road ahead for UK manufacturing research shows that many leaders of medium-sized manufacturing businesses - i.e. those with turnover from £5m to &...

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