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British manufacturing success is ‘rare’, says BBC

IN OUR OPINION: Sometimes, Britain’s beloved BBC – a supposed bastion of fairness, accuracy and objectivity – makes itself harder to love than should be the case. Take Radio 4’s Today programme this morning for instance. A report by Rory … Continue reading

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UK’s best factories announced

Cranfield School of Management has announced which British factories have been shortlisted for its prestigious 2013 Best Factory Awards (BFAs). The awards programme, now in its 22nd year, celebrates manufacturing excellence in the UK and is run by Cranfield School … Continue reading

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Britain’s best factories share their formula for success

The winners of the 2012 Best Factory Awards will reunite at the Best Factory Conference in Kenilworth next month (19-20 March), to share with others in the industry how they transformed their factories into showcases of lean excellence with empowered … Continue reading

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Shortlist announced for Cranfield’s Best Factory Awards

Cranfield School of Management is has announced it’s annual shortlist of British factories vying for the 2012 Best Factory Awards, now in their 21st year. The award programme celebrates manufacturing excellence in the UK and is run by Cranfield School … Continue reading

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New project to aid food supply chain sustainability

Rising food demands from a growing global population, increasing energy prices and the need to reduce environmentally damaging emissions are behind a three year research project to be led by Cranfield University’s School of Management. The project, called Scale (for … Continue reading

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Britain’s best factories unveiled

Parker Hannifin Manufacturing at Birtley factory has been crowned the UK’s top manufacturing site. The filtration solutions manufacturer whose filters are used to combat microbes in yoghurt and fight hospital infections smashed sales targets by over five times its targets. … Continue reading

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