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  1. The #UKmfg Friday Roundup from Zenoot | 2nd August 2019

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 02-08-2019
    Every Friday, we round up our top 5 most popular reads from the week, along with sharing some of our favourite finds from around the web.

    This week’s roundup sees Creative Composites create 132...
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  2. News: Creative Composites to invest £11m & create new jobs

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 02-08-2019
    Creative Composites, a Lisburn-based manufacturer of advanced composites, is investing £11 million in new machinery and expansion of its facilities to capitalise on growth opportunities for composite...
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  3. News: LEVC celebrates production of 2,500th electric taxi

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 02-08-2019
    London EV Company (LEVC) has announced it has produced the 2,500th TX electric taxi – and the vehicles are already making a huge contribution to reducing urban emissions in London, cities across the...
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  4. The best of British manufacturing | July 2019

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 02-08-2019
    Each month we summarise the very best of British manufacturing by showcasing the most popular content featured on our site during the previous month. An even more convenient way to read the best news...
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  5. The #UKmfg Friday Roundup from Zenoot | 26th July 2019

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 26-07-2019
    Every Friday, we round up our top 5 most popular reads from the week, along with sharing some of our favourite finds from around the web.

    This week’s roundup sees Müller’s Telford facility...
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  6. News: Müller completes £50m expansion project to increase capacity

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 26-07-2019
    A £50 million expansion project to build a chilled yogurt manufacturing facility capable of producing 500 million pots each year in Telford, has been completed.

    The investment, which has created...
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  7. News: Work starts on new CAV Test Centre in Nuneaton

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 26-07-2019
    In a major leap towards autonomous vehicle adoption, the UK’s first facility to test and support the development of automated parking solutions is under construction in the Midlands.

    The Park-IT...
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  8. News: £30m funding announced for ‘Making UK Manufacturing Smarter’

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 26-07-2019
    The Government has announced a new opportunity for businesses to tap into a share of £30 million to support projects that use digital technology to improve the productivity and agility of the...
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  9. The #UKmfg Friday Roundup from Zenoot | 19th July 2019

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 19-07-2019
    Every Friday, we round up our top 5 most popular reads from the week, along with sharing some of our favourite finds from around the web.

    This week’s roundup sees the UK automotive sector...
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  10. News: Gov’t announce £125m cash injection to support business innovators

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 19-07-2019
    The Government and Innovate UK have announced a future round of the Smart grant programme and Innovation Loans that will allow the UK’s most innovative businesses access a share of £125 million to...
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  11. Report: UK automotive sector celebrates 20 years of sustainable growth

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 17-07-2019
    The progress of the UK automotive sector in sustainable development has been revealed with new data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The 20th annual Sustainability...
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  12. News: Lotus unveils new British-built Evija hypercar

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 17-07-2019
    Lotus has unveiled the world’s first fully-electric British hypercar, the all-new ‘Evija’. With unparalleled performance and a target power output of 2,000 PS, the firm says it sets new standards in...
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  13. News: Clayton Glass to invest and expand factory in Durham

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 17-07-2019
    Clayton Glass has announced plans for a factory expansion, with the firm saying the growth will make it likely to become the largest glass factory anywhere in the UK.

    A lease renewal that was due...
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  14. News: Texfelt opens new £9m manufacturing facility

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 16-07-2019
    Family-run manufacturer of textile materials, Texfelt has invested £9million in a new 60,000sq. ft state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bradford, which has been officially opened by HRH The...
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  15. News: Flexiform announce multi-million-pound investment in Bradford

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 16-07-2019
    Flexiform Business Furniture has announced a multi-million-pound investment at its manufacturing facility in Bradford. Flexiform has grown significantly over recent years and now employs 160 people...
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  16. News: Stroud Metal opens brand new, purpose-built factory

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 16-07-2019
    Stroud Metal Company and Stroud Plastics have announced that after years of planning and some 43 weeks of construction since first breaking ground, their a brand new purpose-built combined factory...
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  17. The #UKmfg Friday Roundup from Zenoot | 12th July 2019

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 14-07-2019
    Every Friday, we round up our top 5 most popular reads from the week, along with sharing some of our favourite finds from around the web.

    This week’s roundup sees the all-new MINI Electric...
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  18. News: Hyperdrive opens new battery pack manufacturing facility

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 12-07-2019
    Hyperdrive Innovation, designer and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery technology, has offically opened its battery manufacturing facility called HYVE. The new site becomes the UK’s largest...
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  19. News: Tulip to invest £10m increasing capacity of Redruth plant

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 12-07-2019
    Tulip Ltd is investing £10m in its Redruth site in Cornwall to improve capability and capacity in its aim to create the UK’s leading bacon manufacturing centre of excellence.

    The investment...
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  20. News: HARIBO to create new jobs following export growth

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 12-07-2019
    Leading sweets manufacturer, HARIBO, has announced plans to increase production, creating more than 50 new jobs at its Castleford facility in West Yorkshire.

    The announcement follows export...
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  21. News: UK exports increase by 4% to hit record value of £647bn

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 12-07-2019
    Fresh statistics released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that despite the global economy slowing down, UK exports are growing. In the 12 months to May 2019, UK exports were worth a...
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  22. The #UKmfg Friday Roundup from Zenoot | 5th July 2019

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 05-07-2019
    Every Friday, we round up our top 5 most popular reads from the week, along with sharing some of our favourite finds from around the web.

    This week’s roundup includes a look inside Airbus’...
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  23. See Inside: The Airbus factory in Broughton

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 03-07-2019
    Airbus’ Broughton factory in Flintshire, North Wales is responsible for assembling wings for the entire family of Airbus commercial aircraft, including the A320 and A330 Families, the A380 and the...
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  24. The best of British manufacturing | June 2019

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 01-07-2019
    Our top twelve manufacturing stories from June 2019

    Read more here: The best of British manufacturing
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  25. The #UKmfg Friday Roundup from Zenoot | 28th June 2019

    Posted by Matt Chilton, 28-06-2019
    Every Friday, we round up our top 5 most popular reads from the week, along with sharing some of our favourite finds from around the web.

    This week’s roundup sees Pfizer invest £5m in its...
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