Burton upon Trent manufacturer sells fabrications and forgings businesses

Burton upon Trent-based Doncasters Group has completed the disposal of its UK based fabrications and Blaenavon forgings businesses to Arlington Capital Partners, and announced...

Emirates confirms $16bn Rolls-Royce engine deal

Emirates has confirmed an order for 50 A350-900 aircraft powered by Trent XWB engines. HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Chairman and Chief...

New £9m aluminium extrusion facility in Derbyshire to begin manufacturing this...

Aluminium extrusion machinery has been installed ready for commissioning at Garnalex’s new production facility at Nether Heage in Derbyshire. The new £9m facility will begin...

Uncertainty bites as majority of exporting manufacturers report drops in orders...

A majority of UK manufacturing exporters are reporting a stark worsening in sales and orders, with indicators showing a substantial drop compared to 2017 and...

Derby aerospace company expands into Asia with new Japan base

A Derby-based aerospace company has expanded into the Asia Pacific region with a new office in Nagoya, Japan. The move strengthens Pattonair's presence in Japan's...

Mansfield manufacturer wins largest residential contract to date

Mansfield-based Deanestor, the contract furniture specialist, has been awarded its largest contract to date in the private residential sector. The £4.3m project for John...

Rolls-Royce engine issues lead to £1.4bn operating profit hit

While progress has been made in resolving ongoing Trent 1000 issues, "with only one major design fix remaining," Rolls-Royce has revealed that the engine's...

SME manufacturing activity remains listless

Business optimism amongst SME manufacturing firms deteriorated in the three months to October, at the fastest pace since July 2016, according to the latest...

Study reveals manufacturing clothes in the UK is 47% greener

As part of a campaign to localise British manufacturing, Derbyshire fashion firm David Nieper has commissioned an academic report into the environmental impact of offshore...

Philippines-based airline signs agreement for major Rolls-Royce order

Cebu Pacific, based in the Philippines, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for the order of 16 A330 long-range aircraft, powered by the...

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Prestigious industry award for Derbyshire manufacturer

Gowercroft Joinery has won a national award from the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) for the design, manufacture and installation of over 300 timber external...