Honda demonstrates commitment to UK with £200m investment

Honda’s manufacturing facility in Swindon is to become a global production hub for the next generation Civic following an investment of £200m.

Published on Tue 31 Mar 2015 | More ›

Small manufacturers missing out on online sales opportunities

Around 70 per cent of small manufacturing businesses feel inspired to grow but many are missing out on their share of the £193bn generated by online sales.

Published on Mon 30 Mar 2015 | More ›

C*Blade sold to SIFCO Industries

An Italian company that specialises in the manufacture of steam turbine blades and gas compressor blades for the energy market is to be acquired by SIFCO Industries.

Published on Mon 30 Mar 2015 | More ›

Funding boost for low carbon projects in automotive sector

Projects that will bring fuel cells into van fleets, develop high efficiency transmissions and create the next generation of electric and hybrid buses are among the latest to...

Published on Fri 27 Mar 2015 | More ›

Metal casting industry agrees £77m for new technologies and techniques

The UK’s metal casting industry has agreed a £77m boost to its attempt to bring new techniques and technology to the factory floor.

Published on Thu 26 Mar 2015 | More ›

Online tool puts manufacturers in the right mindset for success

England’s manufacturers are being encouraged to see if they have the ‘high growth’ mindset by completing an online tool that could help them expand.

Published on Wed 25 Mar 2015 | More ›

Colebridge Trust clients help to produce over four million automotive parts

Adults with learning disabilities have helped to produce four million automotive parts as a result of collaboration between the Colebridge Trust and Automotive Insulations.

Published on Wed 25 Mar 2015 | More ›

Recruitment consultancy launches digital design office

Jonathan Lee Recruitment has launched a digital design office to support automotive OEM’s with digital design and prototyping solutions.

Published on Tue 24 Mar 2015 | More ›

Industry specialist joins Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering

An industry specialist that helped prevent Venice from flooding has joined The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) as Professor for Welding and Joining...

Published on Tue 24 Mar 2015 | More ›

Britain’s manufacturers maintain a steady pace

Activity in the manufacturing sector remained broadly steady in March, according to the CBI’s latest Industrial Trends Survey.

Published on Mon 23 Mar 2015 | More ›