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Tech innovation in the food and drink sector: gains and risks

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Making more food products faster and more flexibly while remaining accountable and cyber safe stimu…

UK tech sector makes history with world-beating investment performance

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Investments in the UK tech sector reached record-breaking levels for the third successive year, wit…

Make UK bids to smash the five apprenticeship myths

Added: 14 Jan 2020

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK will use its impending Aston Technology Hub event to debunk fiv…

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Pumps industry says its Euro proposal could boost electricity savings 600%

Added: 14 Jan 2020

European pumps manufacturers are pressing the EU to adopt their proposals for a new directive they …

'Only minority of firms now say Brexit having negative impact'

Added: 14 Jan 2020

A new report on engineering industry preparations for the UK’s withdrawal from the Europen Union su…

BVAA chief Findlay is new Severn Glocon CEO

Added: 7 Jan 2020

British Valve and Actuator Association chairman Colin Findlay is the new CEO of Severn Glocon, succ…

Food

Make UK/Santander report blows hot and cold on UK food and drink

Added: 7 Jan 2020

The food and drink sector contributed 15.9% of UK manufacturing’s total Gross Value Added (GVA), ac…

ARC's Allan wins BCAS gong for banging the drum for engineering

Added: 7 Jan 2020

Engineering evangelist Allan Crawford is the winner of the BCAS Rogers Knight Award for his years o…

Watson-Marlow expands international reach with Eastern Europe offices

Added: 7 Jan 2020

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), has launched direct sales and technical support in th…

It’s make or break for UK automation warns FANUC UK chief

Added: 10 Dec 2019

The UK is the only G7 country that has an industrial robot density below the world average – a fact…

Charles honours the GPS Four at Buckingham Palace

Added: 10 Dec 2019

Four individuals who played a key part in the creation of GPS have been awarded the 2019 Queen Eliz…

Edwards’ mega-installation is one of Scottish engineering’s largest

Added: 9 Dec 2019

Edwards Engineering has completed a £4.5 million installation of a new furnace building at the Supe…

Valves association announces first winner of new leadership trophy

Added: 9 Dec 2019

Rotork’s Dave Godfrey is the first ever winner of the British Valve and Actuator Association’s Futu…

Strathclyde AFRC helps transform manufacturing insurance for 4.0 era

Added: 4 Dec 2019

The University of Strathclyde Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has teamed up with a leading …

UK, Qatar and Dubai dominate BSC awards with eight doubles winners

Added: 3 Dec 2019

Eight companies from the UK and Arabian Gulf region have chalked up ‘doubles’ wins at the annual Br…

environment

UK businesses ‘ignoring the savings to be found by cutting energy waste’

Added: 3 Dec 2019

Nearly three times as many small to medium business in the UK fail to measure energy losses compare…

Trio deny charges relating to Bosley Mill tragedy

Added: 3 Dec 2019

A company director and two managers have denied charges in court relating to the deaths of four emp…

UK chemical sector R&D spend hits a high for yet another year

Added: 25 Nov 2019

The UK chemicals sector has increased its annual spending on research and development by 3.4% - its…

Application submitted for National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Added: 25 Nov 2019

A planning application has been submitted for the development of the National Manufacturing Institu…

Landia helps Stornoway scoop top environmental prize

Added: 25 Nov 2019

A Landia pasteuriser that processes waste salmon for an AD biogas plant on Stornoway has helped the…