Bombardier signs £117m Avanti contract

Bombardier Transportation has signed a new Train Services Agreement (TSA) with FirstGroup and Trenitalia for its new joint venture Avanti West Coast franchise, which...

Year ends on a low note for manufacturing sector, survey shows

Manufacturing output volumes in the three months to December fell at the fastest pace since the financial crisis, according to the latest monthly CBI...

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...

Manufacturers grind to a standstill in the face of economic and...

Britain’s manufacturers have ended the year at a standstill as the toll of ongoing political uncertainty and downturn in major global markets shows little...

Charles Bentley & Son to manufacture and distribute Dragon’s Den backed...

Loughborough-based manufacturer Charles Bentley & Son Ltd has obtained the European license to manufacture and distribute Gripit the plasterboard fixing as well as the...

Metal fabrication company fined after failing to comply with health and...

A Lincolnshire metal fabrication company has been fined for not complying with three improvement notices issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Boston Magistrates’...

Five-year high in manufacturing firms entering insolvency, research shows

There’s been an uptick in the number of manufacturing companies entering insolvency, according to new research from accountancy Moore. The firm found that in the...

Roadmap for manufacturing industry launched by UK’s biggest union

A “radical” new blueprint intended to transform the nation’s manufacturing industry has been launched by the UK and Ireland’s largest union. The ‘Manufacturing Matters’ document...

Manufacturing activity remains weak

Manufacturing output volumes in the quarter to November continued to fall, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey. The survey of 307 manufacturers...

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...

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Safety boot manufacturer kicks off extension works at Alfreton site

Construction is now underway on an extension at Rock Fall's "Unit 4," placed on the second generation family-owned safety boot manufacturer's Wimsey Way site...

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