Monthly Archives: April 2013

Night vision specialist sets its sights on more sales and jobs

A manufacturer whose speciality is helping people who need to see in the dark has set its sights on transforming the business by doubling turnover and creating new jobs with the launch of its latest innovation. NiteSite has developed the … Continue reading

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Auto sector jobs to continue growing

The automotive sector continues to hold out the prospect of jobs growth, according to a new survey from an employment specialist. The research, carried out by the employment agency Giant Group is particularly positive about job opportunities over the next … Continue reading

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MAS helps protect fishy business

Some timely help with vital form-filling and the introduction of six sigma has enabled a small manufacturing business to fish in a global-size pond. Seneye, a micro-business employing just four people just outside Norwich in Norfolk,  successfully developed a product … Continue reading

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No triple dip but it’s no thanks to manufacturing

Official data bringing news that Britain has avoided a triple-dip recession brought sighs of relief all round but the fact that the economy grew by 0.3pc in the first three months of the year owed no thanks to the manufacturing … Continue reading

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Manufacturing leaders threaten to quit industry

British Manufacturing is threatened with a mass exodus of executives because companies aren’t doing enough to help improve their skills, a report published today (24 April) has revealed. The 2013 Harvey Nash Manufacturing Leadership survey shows that 40% of executive … Continue reading

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Manufacturing orders disappoint but output is up , says CBI survey

New manufacturing orders fell slightly in the three months to April but output increased and firms are expecting orders to grow in the next quarter, according to the latest CBI quarterly Industrial Trends Survey. The CBI said the decrease in … Continue reading

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Rolls-Royce wins $1.6bn Trent order from IAG

Rolls-Royce has won a $1.6bn order from International Airlines Group (IAG) for Trent XWB engines to power 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The A350-1000 aircraft is powered exclusively by the higher-thrust version of the Trent XWB. The announcement follows recent confirmation … Continue reading

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