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Toyota Celebrates 25 Years in Derbyshire

Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK (TMUK) celebrates 25 years of building cars at its plant in Derbyshire today. To commemorate this special occasion, invited guests...

Lincolnshire generator manufacturing plant closure puts hundreds of jobs at risk

Hundreds of jobs are at risk in Lincolnshire as Cummins Generator Technologies announce its Stamford plant is set to close. The firm which employs around 500 people...

Manufacturing output: export demand continues to drive expansion

Commenting on the Markit/CIPS Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Indices (PMIs) for August, Duncan Johnston, UK manufacturing industry leader at Deloitte, said: “August’s strong PMIs suggest that...

New name for merged packaging firms

Nottinghamshire-based Mercury Packaging and CPS Flexibles in Leicester have recently merged and rebranded with a new name - Fusion Flexibles. The company, will continue to operate...

Plunging car figures suggest UK economy is entering the slow lane

The jewel in Britain’s manufacturing crown is at risk because of Brexit uncertainty and falling wages Britain’s largest union, Unite has warned, as production...

Keeping manufacturing local

Kavita Oberoi from Oberoi Business Hub has invested in innovative baby bottles, after meeting the creator on television. Kavita Oberoi OBE has put money into...

Derby built and tested Low Emissions Combustion System a success for...

Rolls-Royce has run a demonstrator engine specifically devoted to the optimisation of a new lean-burn and low-emissions combustion system for the first time. This...

Sweeping success for Loughborough broom manufacturers

Charles Bentley & Son has doubled its manufacturing output in two years. For the first time, the Loughborough-based brushware manufacturer has made more than two...

Brexit woes blamed for falling profits at Leicester manufacturer

Despite an increase in revenues, The Leicester Fancy Box Company saw profits drop according to their latest accounts and are blaming the deteriorating exchange rate...

Bumper orders continue for manufacturuers through to year end

Manufacturing order books were close to a 30 year high in the three months to December, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends...

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Sarclad delivers in-house course to Welsh steelmakers

Chesterfield-based Sarclad has delivered another in-house training course for its Rollscan product to steel industry customers from South Wales including Cogent Power, Tata Llanwern...

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