Ford invests £181m into Bridgend engine plant

Ford is investing £181m into its Bridgend Engine Plant in South Wales to produce a family of all-new, fuel-efficient petrol engines.

Published on Fri 25 Sep 2015 | More ›

Britain's car manufacturers bounce back from seasonal slump

Britain’s automotive manufacturers have pulled out of the summer slump to increase output in August by 40.6% compared to the same period in 2014.

Published on Thu 24 Sep 2015 | More ›

Self-healing, additive alloys study for aerospace kicks off

A research project is underway to investigate self-healing alloys for use in aerospace structures, writes Jason Ford.

Published on Wed 23 Sep 2015 | More ›

Wood Group enters manufacturing automation market with acquisition of ATG

Wood Group is to enter the manufacturing automation market following the acquisition of Automated Technology Group (ATG), an independent supplier of control and power solutions...

Published on Tue 22 Sep 2015 | More ›

Survey cites exports as ‘missing link’ in UK's economic recovery

September saw manufacturing output stall for the first time in two years, according to the latest CBI Monthly Industrial Trends Survey.

Published on Tue 22 Sep 2015 | More ›

Made in the UK: how the twistlock was reshored to Tipton

A Black Country partnership is helping to bring castings for a transport-locking device back to the UK from China.

Published on Fri 18 Sep 2015 | More ›

Productivity plunge: maintenance failings threaten to undermine UK manufacturing

Productivity in British manufacturing is at risk due to critical maintenance failings, a new report has found.

Published on Fri 18 Sep 2015 | More ›

Yorkshire Bank facilitates growth at Angstrom Engineering

Angstrom Engineering is planning to invest in recruitment and machinery after securing a six figure flexible overdraft with Yorkshire Bank.

Published on Thu 17 Sep 2015 | More ›

Innomech develops automated test system for Owen Mumford

A new automated test system from GB Innomech is expected to help a medical device manufacturer carry out more efficient batch testing.

Published on Thu 17 Sep 2015 | More ›

Made in America: Airbus opens manufacturing plant in Alabama

Airbus is to build single aisle aircraft in the USA following the inauguration of a new plant in Mobile, Alabama.

Published on Tue 15 Sep 2015 | More ›