Manufacturing News

Manufacturing News, October 2017

A weaker exchange rate helped the manufacturing sector expand for the 14th month in a row in September, according to a survey of purchasing managers working in the industry.   The amount of growth in new export business was close to its highest level of the past six-and-a-half years, respondents said. They cited the fall […]

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Manufacturing News, July 2017

Sheffield Forgemasters International has announced a £2m investment into its melting facility to make refined steel with reduced energy consumption. Forgemasters inward investment is part of the company’s turnaround plan and drive towards operational efficiency improvements, and follows its announcement of a new intake of apprentices for 2017 across all of its business divisions. Operations […]

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Manufacturing News, May 2017

Organisations which have introduced advanced automation into their workplace are seeing revenue growth, job creation and greater employee satisfaction, according to a new global survey. By 2018, almost half of companies (46) said they would need greater automation to handle the volume of tasks being generated. By 2020, nearly nine in 10 companies (86%) are […]

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