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Manufacturers set to benefit from £1.5m nuclear fund

English manufacturers wishing to enter or expand their presence in the nuclear sector have been given a £1.5m funding boost.

Published on Wed 21 Jan 2015 | More ›

3D printing helps Unilever cut lead times for prototype parts

Unilever has cut lead times for prototype parts by 40 per cent after utilising 3D printing in its manufacturing process.

Published on Wed 21 Jan 2015 | More ›

Manufacturing manifesto issued by cross-party group of MPs

A cross-party group of parliamentarians has launched a pre-election manifesto calling on future governments to ensure Britain’s place as a global leader in manufacturing...

Published on Tue 20 Jan 2015 | More ›

ArcelorMittal Zenica makes further investment into Balkans

ArcelorMittal Zenica has announced further enhancements to its production facilities in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with an investment project valued at €4.65m.

Published on Mon 19 Jan 2015 | More ›

Brandauer awarded £2m reshoring contract

A Birmingham-based precision manufacturer has won a £2m contract that will see 25 million components shipped annually around the world.

Published on Fri 16 Jan 2015 | More ›

Ford and DowAksa to investigate automotive-grade carbon fibre

Ford and DowAksa are accelerating joint research to develop high-volume manufacturing techniques for automotive-grade carbon fibre.

Published on Thu 15 Jan 2015 | More ›

Factory expansion will help Advanced Chemical Etching build on influx of orders

Advanced Chemical Etching has completed a major expansion as it looks to build on an influx of new orders from clients in sectors including aerospace and F1.

Published on Wed 14 Jan 2015 | More ›

Sheffield Forgemasters awarded £9m forged steel rolls contracts

Sheffield Forgemasters is to supply forged steel rolls worth over £9m to steel-producing customers in Russia.

Published on Tue 13 Jan 2015 | More ›

Cloud-based metrology project recognised with top award

Research likely to change the way companies communicate precision measurements to each other has been acknowledged with an industry award.

Published on Mon 12 Jan 2015 | More ›

Aston Martin to step up vehicle development at new facility at MIRA

Aston Martin is expanding its vehicle engineering facilities with the opening of a prototype and vehicle development base...

Published on Mon 12 Jan 2015 | More ›

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