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Glossop Cartons acquire Contact Print and Packaging

Glossop Cartons, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of carton board packaging solutions, has announced the acquisition of Stockport-based Contact Print and Packaging for...

Report shows four percent increase in engineering graduates’ pay

Pay for professional engineers has increased by 2% year-on-year, while engineering graduates can expect to pocket 4% a year more compared to 2015, according...

Growth at Leicester manufacturer leads to new £12m distribution hub

Samworth Brothers, the maker of Ginsters pasties and Soreen malt loaf is to officially open its new £12m distribution hub in Leicester later this...

Chesterfield-based Amber Plastics acquired in MBO

Chesterfield-based manufacturer Amber Plastics has announced the completion of a management buy-out led by Tony Bunting for an undisclosed sum. The MBO has secured 40...

Rise in orders & training investment for Northants manufacturers

Northamptonshire’s services sector and manufacturers had experienced a rise in UK orders and investment in training. This was the presiding finding from the latest Quarterly...

Tioga celebrates twentieth anniversary

Derby-based manufacturer Tioga is celebrating twenty years of excellence in contract electronic manufacturing (CEM). Founded in 1996, Tioga's 47,000 sq ft plant manufactures electronics for...

New super computer strengthens University partnership with Rolls-Royce

A new super computer designed by Iceotope and funded by Rolls-Royce has been purchased by the University of Derby to aid further collaborative research...

Precarious pathways to employment: Young people’s access to work

A new study involving the University of Leicester raises concerns that employment and career development opportunities for young people are becoming polarised between those...

Labour market flexibility is key strength of UK economy says CBI

The Matthew Taylor review, was commissioned by the government to consider how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern...

LEP welcomes call to embrace future technologies

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has today welcomed a report which calls on the UK to lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution by embracing...

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Manufacturing output growth remains robust according to survey

Manufacturing order books and export order books remained well above their long run average, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey. According to...

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