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Rolls resolves to move production away from high cost countries

Britain’s bluest of blue chip manufacturers warned today that it expected “a pause in our revenue and profit growth” before normal service is resumed in2015. Announcing its annual results for 2013, the aero and marine engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce also said … 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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BAE reveals progress on ‘the most advanced aircraft ever built by British engineers’

The Ministry of Defence and BAE Systems have revealed that Taranis, the £185 million stealthy unmanned combat vehicle demonstrator and “the most advanced aircraft ever built by British engineers”, “surpassed all expectations” during its first flight trials last year. Taranis … Continue reading

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REO joins electronics industry think tank

REO, the power equipment OEM, has become the latest member of the industry think tank Power Electronics where it joins the likes of Mclaren, Rolls Royce, Siemens and Schneider. Joining as a member of Power Electronics’ Industrial Drives group, the … Continue reading

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Rolls-Royce and Wartsila pull out of takeover talks

Britain’s blue chip aero and marine engine maker Rolls-Royce and the Finnish marine and energy power plant company Wartsila each issued statements today (Thursday) confirming they had been in talks on a takeover deal, but that the discussions were now … Continue reading

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Rolls faces SFO bribery investigation

In a short statement yesterday, Britain’s blue chip aero engine manufacturer – the second biggest in the world – announced that it had been informed that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had commenced a formal investigation into bribery and corruption … Continue reading

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Rolls chalks up orders worth more than $5bn

Britain’s blue chip aero engine manufacturer has announced new orders worth more than $5 billion (£3bn). A $300m order from Qatar Airways for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines for five Airbus A330 freighter aircraft was quickly overshadowed today as the Derby-based … Continue reading

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