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...

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...

Severn Trent Green Power gears up to generate electricity from Hallowe’en...

Severn Trent is gearing up for a jump in pumpkin power as thousands are expected to be delivered to its food waste plants after...

Horror show of uncertainty continues for UK manufacturing

Commenting on the latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI figures, Stephen Cooper, Head of Industrial Manufacturing at KPMG UK, says: “UK manufacturers will see today’s...

Engines built in Derby will power new aircraft ordered by Delta

Delta Air Lines is to add two Airbus A330neo aircraft to its fleet – and they'll be powered by Trent 7000 engines designed, developed,...

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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...

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