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Manufacturing News, March 2019

Published 26th March 2019

MANUFACTURING Blockchain can simply be defined as record-keeping database technology that stores blocks of information on a chain. The information is constantly reconciled into the database, which is stored in multiple locations and updated instantly. That means the records are public and verifiable. Since there’s no central location, it is harder to hack or manipulate […]

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Manufacturing News, February 2019

Published 7th March 2019

MANUFACTURING A new University of Sheffield led hub that combines expertise in electrical machines and manufacturing is aiming to put the UK at the forefront of the global electrification revolution. The £28m EPSRC Future Electrical Machines Manufacturing Hub, which is underpinned by a £10m award from EPSRC, has been launched to drive UK expertise in […]

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Manufacturing News, January 2019

Published 17th January 2019

MANUFACTURING New data has shown that those who can help businesses capitalise on technological advances – such as digital technologies and automation – are seeing wages rise well above the national average. Engineering salaries are being driven up by the increasing demand for candidates with digital skills to capitalise on emerging technologies, as well as […]

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Manufacturing News, December 2018

Published 19th December 2018

MANUFACTURING The University of Nottingham has opened a £24m Advanced Manufacturing Building (AMB), which it hopes, will keep UK manufacturing competitive for future generations. Opened by Siemens UK CEO, Juergen Maier, the AMB will be used to support teaching and research activities across the Faculty of Engineering and wider University of Nottingham. Maier said the […]

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Manufacturing News, October 2018

Published 17th October 2018

An increasing trend to reduce the overall weight of products in multiple industries such as aerospace, renewables, construction and transportation, is driving tremendous growth in the lightweight structures market.

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Manufacturing News, September 2018

Published 20th September 2018

The latest PMI saw UK manufacturing hit a 25-month low of 52.8 in August, with foreign demand reportedly decreasing for the first time since 2016. Tales of a further slowdown in UK manufacturing seem to be rife at the moment with much of the national and trade press covering the release of the latest purchasing […]

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Manufacturing News, August 2018

Published 3rd September 2018

Britain’s manufacturing industry has fallen to ninth in the world behind France, reversing a recovery in its performance since the financial crash.

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Manufacturing News, July 2018

Published 12th July 2018

The UK government has rejected plans to build £1.3bn Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon on grounds of cost.

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Manufacturing News, June 2018

Published 21st June 2018

Castings and engineering group Chamberlin has enjoyed very encouraging revenue growth after a challenging period. It had suffered technical issues at its new facility which had hit earnings and its share price, but is now ready to put those problems behind it.   While the year has delivered on their revenue expectations, margins have suffered […]

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Manufacturing News, June 2018

Published 4th June 2018

Hartlepool-based The Expanded Metal Company has announced that it is to benefit from major investment totalling up to £1m over 2018.   The investment programme will reportedly include the upgrading of buildings on the company’s 25,000sqm site in Hartlepool, refurbishing specialist manufacturing equipment, acquiring new machinery and replacing existing lighting with more energy efficient LED […]

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