Category Archives: engineering

MAS puts up ‘onshoring’ examples

The government funded Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) has put up evidence from two manufacturers in the south east of England to support the suggestion from its recent ‘barometer’ survey that a quarter of manufacturers in the region are now considering … Continue reading

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Sir David McMurtry is first engineer to win top award

Sir David McMurtry (second left), chairman and chief executive of the engineering group Renishaw, today became the first head of an engineering business to win The Daily Telegraph Award for a Decade of Excellence in Business at the 2013 UK … Continue reading

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Renishaw named STEM company of the year

The engineering company Renishaw has been named as Gloucestershire’s STEM Company of the Year. The award which recognises the company’s work to enthuse students about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) was presented at a STEM Ambassadors’ Reception held at … Continue reading

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Hague Fasteners doubles exports in growth spurt

The West Midlands manufacturer Hague Fasteners has reported that investment in new machinery and a shift towards customers wanting to ‘buy British’ has pushed up exports. Hague, which is based at Willenhall, near Wolverhampton, said it had witnessed a doubling … Continue reading

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Cable adds backing to MAS’ showcase

A lightweight hovercraft, an Olympic torch and the electric powered three-wheeler were among manufacturing innovations hailed by Business Secretary Vince Cable yesterday. Dr Cable was given a guided tour of the Manufacturing Advisory Service’s showcase of SME manufacturing excellence, currently … Continue reading

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£400m ‘great start’ for engineering recruitment

A £400m investment aimed at encouraging more young people and women into engineering to be announced by universities and science minister David Willetts has been welcomed by the industry as “a great start”. Responding to the announcement. IET (Institution of … Continue reading

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Grove joins the Midlands Assembly Network

The manufacturing consortium known as the Midlands Assembly Network (MAN) has announced that product design and engineering specialist Grove Design has become its latest member. The recruitment to the now 10-strong group of the Herefordshire-based business – which provides a … Continue reading

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