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Outlook remains healthy for manufacturers, says CBI 20/08/2014

Manufacturing output growth eased in the three months to August, but growth expectations for the coming quarter remain robust, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

UK moves up global manufacturing league table 19/08/2014

The UK has become the lowest-cost manufacturer in Western Europe, according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

K3 Syspro appoints new md 19/08/2014

Business solutions provider K3 Syspro (K3) has appointed Cathie Hall (pictured) as managing director. Hall, was previously K3 Syspro operations director, She replaces Andy Latham who now heads up the new K3 Group Manufacturing and Distribution Division.

Enter WM's all new Manufacturing Champions Awards 18/08/2014

Reward your star site performers and help showcase the buzz of being in manufacturing to the nation by entering Works Management's all new Manufacturing Champions Awards.

Industry calls for permanent infrastructure authority 18/08/2014

Britain's manufacturers have called for the creation of a permanent UK infrastructure authority to address the nation's long term strategic infrastructure requirements, bring coherence to debates on infrastructure challenges and encourage vitally needed investment to support growth and competitiveness.

Stonehaven firm fined £240,000 after driver crushed to death 18/08/2014

A Stonehaven animal feed company has been fined £240,000 after a lorry driver was crushed to death when a two tonne, fully-loaded grain bin fell onto him from a forklift truck.

JLR to open special vehicle operations technical centre 18/08/2014

Jaguar Land Rover has chosen Prologis Park, Ryton, near Coventry for its £20 million special vehicle operations technical centre.

EEF warns over STEM gender gap 14/08/2014

Today's A-level results show a welcome increase in the take-up of STEM subjects, but the gender gap remains a concern, the EEF has warned.

Buxton food packaging firm in court over forklift injuries 14/08/2014

A food packaging company in Buxton has been fined £30,000 and ordered to pay £2,979 in prosecution costs after an employee suffered severe injuries to his leg when he was struck by a forklift truck.

Finalists announced for 2014 Best Factory Awards 13/08/2014

Cranfield School of Management has announced the UK factories shortlisted for the 2014 Best Factory Awards. The awards programme, run by Cranfield School of Management in partnership with Works Management, has been celebrating manufacturing excellence in the UK for more than 20 years.

Worker badly burned after firm ignores safety risks 13/08/2014

A West Yorkshire company has been fined £10,000 and ordered to pay £7,885 in full costs after a worker was severely burned in a flashover during hot-cutting work at the Fox's Biscuits factory in Batley.

BOC fined after explosion causes life-changing injuries 11/08/2014

BOC has been fined £175,000 plus £85,000 costs following an explosion in January 2010 at one of its manufacturing plants in Bristol, which left one worker with life changing injuries and two others hurt.

Growth hits six month high in Scotland 11/08/2014

The manufacturing sector helped the recovery in Scotland's private sector economy continue into the second half of the year, July's Bank of Scotland PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index) report has showed.

BAE Systems takes on 100 interns 11/08/2014

For the second summer running, nearly 100 undergraduates and recent graduates are taking up paid internships at BAE Systems.

Your chance to tour award winning factory 11/08/2014

WM is giving readers an exclusive opportunity on October 15 to visit the West Midlands manufacturer Power Panels, previous winner of BFA Factory of the Year, Best Electronics and Electrical Plant, Best Small Company and winner of the Skills Development Award.

Sheffield Forgemasters wins key US contract 08/08/2014

Sheffield Forgemasters International (SFIL) has won a $6.2 million contract to supply crucial castings for service in the US Navy submarine fleet.

Manufacturing output creeps up 07/08/2014

Manufacturing output increased by just 0.2% between the first two quarters of 2014, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

Manufacturers boost outsourcing spending 07/08/2014

The UK manufacturing sector spent £130 million on outsourcing services such as IT during the first half of 2014, representing a 132% year-on-year increase, according to the latest arvato UK Outsourcing Index.

£1.5m investment for Cammell Laird energy division 07/08/2014

Birkenhead-based shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird is ramping up its activity in the energy sector by investing more than £1.5 million in its facilities and appointing a senior nuclear engineer.

Next-gen energy saving compressors launched by Atlas Copco 07/08/2014

Improved energy savings and productivity, as well as reduced operating costs are the chief claims for Atlas Copco's latest GA 90+-160 oil-injected rotary screw compressors.

Demand puts pressure on manufacturers’ resources 05/08/2014

UK manufacturers are reaping the rewards of high levels of innovation over the past few years on the back of dynamic activity to develop products and services for new customers and markets, according to a study from EEF and NatWest.

Small manufacturers report fourth consecutive quarter of growth 05/08/2014

Small and medium-sized manufacturers reported another strong quarter of orders and output growth in the three months to July, according to the CBI's SME Trends Survey.

Manufacturing expansion pace slows 05/08/2014

The UK manufacturing sector started the third quarter on a firm footing with production and new orders continuing to rise at above average rates in July. This encouraged further job creation. However, the pace of expansion at manufacturers cooled from the growth spurt seen during the first half of the year.

Aston Martin shapes its future with new apprenticeships 05/08/2014

Aston Martin will recruit two new clay sculpting apprentices to its Gaydon headquarters at the beginning of 2015, adding to the 12 already recruited across the business.

UK aerospace industry continues to ramp up production 05/08/2014

The UK aerospace industry is responding to growing demand, with year-on-year aircraft and engine deliveries increasing by 7%.

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