Rolls-Royce withdraws from engine competition for new midsize airplane platform

Rolls-Royce has decided to withdraw from the current competition to power Boeing’s proposed middle of the market – or New Midsize Airplane (NMA) –...

Rolls-Royce UltraFan one step closer as Advanced Low Pressure System (ALPS)...

Engineers at Rolls-Royce in Derby, UK, have successfully tested a key component of the UltraFan® engine design. UltraFan will redefine the world of jet...

Rolls-Royce secure £235m Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Deal

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has awarded a £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems. The multi-million-pound deal with Rolls-Royce Submarines will provide the support, advice...

Rolls-Royce managers in talks over being represented by Unite

Talks are being held with Rolls-Royce in the East Midlands about entering into a trade union recognition agreement, covering more than 2,000 managers, with...

Can UK manufacturing weather the storm?

2019 is proving a telling year for manufacturers - activity has moderated while headwinds from Brexit uncertainty and a weaker global trading environment have grown....

Manufacturing activity weakens

Manufacturing output growth slowed in the quarter to February, while order books improved slightly, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey. Output volume...

Automation and apprenticeships key to record growth for Nottingham manufacturing firm

The rise in demand for automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics solutions by manufacturers, coupled with the continued development of its apprentices has led...

Industry chief warns ‘no deal’ catastrophic for manufacturing

The head of Britain’s manufacturers has warned the Government that leaving the EU with no deal would be catastrophic for the sector and that...

Porsche to charge buyers 10% Brexit levy

Porsche has informed its customers that they could have to pay 10% on top of the price of their car should the government fail...

Derbyshire manufacturer signs engine contract

Derbyshire-based Gibson Technology has signed a new contract with ByKolles Racing to supply LMP1 engines for the World Endurance Championship Super Season. The privateer LMP1...

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£25,000 grant sees Desford-based advanced manufacturing business buy “game changing” equipment

Desford-based advanced manufacturing business, M J Products, has used a grant from the Leicestershire Collaborate project to purchase equipment which is proving to be...

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