Category Archives: exports

New manufacturing news website goes live

After over 1000 blogs, the Whats Happening in Manufacturing blog spot has grown up and become the sector’s newest fully functioning 24/7 manufacturing news website. WHIMFING.com (What’s Happening In Manufacturing) boasts “no frills; just facts”. It’s “where busy people who … Continue reading

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Manufacturing growth fastest for 40 years – CBI

Manufacturing order books remained robust in February and output growth accelerated faster than in almost 40 years, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey. Orders from abroad also put in their strongest performance since October 2011, with the automotive … Continue reading

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Amarinth leads the way to growth

Suffolk pump manufacturer Amarinth says the implementation of “an effective leadership strategy” has helped it to boost exports, increase sales and take on eight new people. Amarinth, a specialist in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated … Continue reading

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Export confidence growing, says BCC/DHL survey

Confidence is growing among UK manufacturers that they can increase export sales with seven in ten saying their foreign turnover will improve, according to a survey published today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and DHL. Twenty-eight per cent … Continue reading

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UK manufacturers want to send nuts to Brazil, says EEF/Barclays report

It sounds like coals to Newcastle, but UK manufacturers are trying to send nuts to Brazil; except they’d prefer them to be the kind that have bolts on. According to a new industry report published today by the manufacturers’ organisation … Continue reading

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Future Manufacturing Award winners announced

Prosthetics manufacturer Chas. A. Blatchford & Sons has been declared the ‘winner of winners’ for its “ambition to delivering quality products to improve people’s lives” at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2013 which celebrate the strengths of UK manufacturing. The … Continue reading

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New trade figures show signs of life for export of goods

UK trade figures published today suggest that the manufacturing industry taking a leading role in reducing Britain’s trading deficit. The deficit of trade on trade in goods (exports minus imports) was £7.7 billion in December, reflecting a modest 1.9% increase … Continue reading

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