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TECH & SKILLS: THE PERFECT CONNECTION FOR A BRIGHTER MANUFACTURING FUTURE

19th January 2016

Alan Norbury, industrial CTO for Siemens UK & Ireland, says a technologic revolution has started, so while many British manufacturers pride themselves in sweating assets, foreign competitors are...

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MORE MANUFACTURERS ARE BEING TEMPTED TO TAKE OPERATIONS TO INDIA

19th January 2016

More manufacturers are being tempted to take operations to India. India is making strides towards luring more manufacturing away from China, with Foxconn India offering new opport...

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY 19TH JAN

19th January 2016

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IS THERE A FUTURE FOR THE UK MANUFACTURING SECTOR IN 2016

18th January 2016

We are barely into 2016 and there are already reports about the gloomy future of the manufacturing industry over the next year. With domestic and export levels falling below pre-re...

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LEEDS ELECTRONICS FIRM POWERS UP FOR EXPANSION

18th January 2016

A Leeds firm hopes to become a world leader in the manufacture of electronic precision measuring equipment thanks to fresh investment. Instrumentel has attracted new investment from a venture ...

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PURCHASE OF NEW FIRM GIVES CHEMICAL GROUP FOOD FOR THOUGHT

18th January 2016

Airedale Chemical Holdings Group has announced the acquisition of ingredients distribution business, Rigest to complement its portfolio of businesses. The group comprises the West Yorkshire-based c...

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NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE TO INCREASE AS OF APRIL 1ST

18th January 2016

National minimum wage to increase as of April 1st  More than 70%of workers have said they will feel more positive for themselves and their families as a result of the introduction of the new...

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TATA STEEL COULD FACE ANOTHER ONE 1,000 JOB CUTS

18th January 2016

Up to 1,050 more Tata Steel jobs are set to be axed, according to the BBC. With Tata Steel expected to make an official announcement this morning, the latest round of cuts would come on top o...

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50 SHADES OF RECRUITMENT COMING SOON

15th January 2016

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LOTUS UNVEILS ITS 3-ELEVEN

14th January 2016

Lotus has unveiled its 3-Eleven, describing it as "one of the quickest road cars in the world" with a top speed of 180mph (290km/h) and able to reach 0-60mph in 2.9 seconds. Showcased at th...

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SOLAR POWERED ELECTRIC SCOOTER CREATED WITH 3D PRINTING

14th January 2016

German-based start up, Floatility, has developed a first-of-its-kind, lightweight, solar-powered, electric scooter using both Stratasys PolyJet and FDM 3D printing technology. With the objective to...

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MTL INVESTS IN £1M AUTOMATED LASER CUTTER

14th January 2016

MTL invests in advanced £1m automated laser cutter One of the UK's largest metal manufacturing and profiling specialists, MTL Advanced has invested £1m in an automated large format C...

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SCUNTHORPE STEEL PLANT MANAGES TO SAVE JOBS

14th January 2016

Good news for Scunthorpe steel plant as jobs look to be saved A deal which would see investment firm, Greybull Capital acquire Tata's long products steel plant in Scunthorpe is close to being fi...

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CBI LAYS OUT APPRENTICESHIP LEVY PROPOSALS IN LETTER TO BIS

14th January 2016

Director general of the CBI, Carlyon Fairbairn has set out the four principles that business would like to see embedded within the new apprenticeship levy. In her letter to the Secretary ...

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GE TAKEOVER DEAL TO CUT THOUSANDS OF EUROPEAN JOBS

14th January 2016

General Electric has announced that it plans to cut up to 6,500 jobs in Europe. The US industrial giant said it plans to cut the jobs from the energy units it acquired after its €12.4bn deal t...

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