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Listen for emission and you reap the benefits

Added: 10 Mar 2021

Acoustic emission testing detects incipient defects in pressure equipment and reduces the risk of f…

Milk production factory

Procurement, the vital link in the supply chain

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Procurement is often the weak link in the supply chain, warns Nick McGrane of K3 Syspro. It needn’t…

Why it pays to take your tools to the repair shop

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Updating or repairing an injection mould tool can be complex yet helps extend lifespan and quality …

External pressures drive innovation in the food and drink sector

Added: 27 Jan 2021

As the focus shifts slightly back to the post-Brexit regime, there is a flurry of interest in techn…

When wholesale pumping automation is costly, cook up a remedy

Added: 1 Feb 2021

Meeting hygiene and food safety regulations is a challenge for any bakery but when budgets don’t pe…

The importance of transfer fluid to solar success

Added: 12 Feb 2021

With increased focus on solar for energy, it’s essential to pay attention to heat transfer fluid in…

Digital is the gamechanger for plastics recycling

Added: 5 Feb 2021

Recycling is well established on Government and industry agendas, but to make the most of the oppor…

Trade unions will shrink to ten percent of manufacturing workforce, warns report

Added: 25 Jan 2021

Membership of trade unions will shrink to one in ten of manufacturing employees, with poential impl…

STEM sisters sing out for women in science

Added: 25 Jan 2021

A new online show has harnessed art in the cause of women in science, in an effort to interest prim…

Marlowe seals £10 million purchase of WPL

Added: 25 Jan 2021

Compliance experts Marlowe have acquired wastewater treatment leader WPL for £10 million, adding th…

Siemens defies UK economic downturn to hire nearly 30 young recruits

Added: 20 Jan 2021

Siemens has hired a total of 26 young graduates and apprentices in order to boost its growing digit…

North West wins funding for 'world's first zero industry cluster'

Added: 5 Jan 2021

A share of £8 million in Government funding will be invested in developing a comprehensive Cluster …

Corporate finance leader heads Ashtead Technology senior appointments

Added: 5 Jan 2021

Corporate finance expert Ingrid Stewart has been appointed the first chief financial officer (CFO) …

Make UK salutes Brexit deal but warns the hard work’s not over

Added: 5 Jan 2021

Chief executive of Make UK Stephen Phipson has welcomed the long-awaited trade deal between the Eur…

Trade bodies are the forgotten sector of the pandemic warns BVAA boss

Added: 14 Dec 2020

Trade associations have played a vital role in supporting industry throughout the Covid-19 lockdown…

Students

‘Four in 10 parents believe kids will not consider engineering career’ 

Added: 14 Dec 2020

Almost 40% of parents polled in a survey of more than 1,300 parents say their children will not con…

Lorien MD Slater to retire after three decades at company

Added: 14 Dec 2020

Lorien Engineering Solutions group managing director Steve Slater is to retire after more than thre…

Make UK/BDO survey highlights improvements but ‘zero sign’ of v-shaped recovery

Added: 14 Dec 2020

Britain’s manufacturers are showing signs of growth from the historic lows experienced by firms ear…

BPMA scores a century in membership drive

Added: 1 Dec 2020

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has celebrated a membership milestone after signi…

Vaccine hope boosts manufacturer optimism

Added: 30 Nov 2020

UK manufacturers are predicting a sharp recovery in their fortunes once COVID-19 vaccines roll out,…