HSE issues exemption for the manufacture and supply of biocidal hand...

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has taken steps to support hand sanitiser manufacturers as UK production is increasing to tackle Coronavirus. Due to unprecedented...

Chesterfield manufacturer offers factory, staff and resources in response to national...

A Chesterfield manufacturer is offering its factory, people and resources to the national effort to fight the killer virus. The company, Blachford UK, which manufactures...

Survey seeks SME manufacturers to gauge pandemic impact on industry

SME manufacturers are being encouraged to take part in a major survey detailing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on industry. The Manufacturing Barometer, conducted...

Forterra suspends all business operations

Forterra, the Northamptonshire-based producer of manufactured masonry products, has made the decision to suspend all business operations as soon as possible until further notice...

Ibstock suspends production at manufacturing facilities

Leicestershire-based Ibstock, the manufacturer of clay bricks and concrete products, has temporarily suspended production at its manufacturing facilities. The decision comes in light of the...

Manufacturing output expectations fall to their weakest since the financial crisis

Manufacturing output expectations dropped to their weakest since the financial crisis, as the COVID-19 outbreak gained pace in the UK and Europe. That’s according...

Toyota and JCB stop production in Derbyshire

Toyota and JCB have stopped production at their Derbyshire plants. Toyota said the move was in light of the acceleration of the current coronavirus pandemic...

Manufacturing exports hit three year low, sparking calls for coronavirus support

The UK’s manufacturing exports have slumped to their lowest levels in three years as manufacturers urge government to mitigate the impact of coronavirus. The Q1...

Manufacturing exports crumble to lowest level in three years

Britain’s manufacturers are calling on the Government to work with industry and take whatever steps are necessary to mitigate the impact of coronavirus. Concerns...

Precision engineered polymer solutions provider snaps up Leicester manufacturer

Leicester-based Nylacast, the precision engineered polymer solutions provider, has completed the acquisition of Viva Nylons as part of its expansion plans. Also located in Leicester, Viva...

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