Tag: UK Manufacturing

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

University of Sheffield tackles semiconductor skills shortage with Bay Photonics and Phlux Technology

August 4, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

“The project is called ASISST – addressing shortages in semiconductor skills training – and will see the partners producing accessible, relevant semiconductor training courses to meet the specific requirements of employers in the semiconductor sector in order to increase the […]

Process, Production

Scaling Up Production, Fast – How Manufacturers Can Increase Productivity to Meet Growing Demand

August 19, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The IHS Markit/CIPS Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) value for May 2021 demonstrated that UK manufacturing is growing at its fastest rate in almost 30 years. Manufacturers must increase production to capitalise on the record growth in new orders. However, […]


Queen visits Glasgow satellite maker

July 1, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Spire designs and manufactures all of its satellites in-house at Glasgow’s Skypark, where it has been since 2015. “It was an honour to welcome Her Majesty and Her Royal Highness,” said Spire co-founder and v-p engineering Joel Spark. “We were […]

Design & Planning, Process

Make UK publishes a three-point plan to recover the manufacturing industry

May 7, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

37% of manufacturers have stated that they do not expect trading conditions to return to normal for 6-12 months following the outbreak and eventual resolution of the coronavirus pandemic, with an additional 17% not expecting conditions to return to normal […]

Logistics, Process

UK Manufacturing Growth

August 21, 2018

Via: Industry Week

U.K. manufacturing continues to benefit from the weaker pound, the Confederation of British Industry said in a report published on August 21. While overall growth eased slightly in August, output and orders expanded at a pace above the long-term average. […]

Process, Production

UK manufacturing soars on the back of weak sterling and strong global economy

July 17, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

UK manufacturing firms reported that both their total and export order books had strengthened to multi-decade highs in June, according to the CBI’s latest Industrial Trends Survey. The survey of 464 manufacturers found that total order books climbed to the […]

Process, Production

US Manufacturing Keeps Expanding at Robust Pace

April 4, 2017

Via: Industry Week

America’s factories continued to expand in March, demonstrating momentum in an industry that struggled for the better part of the last two years, according to the latest data from the Institute for Supply Management. ISM’s diffusion index eased to 57.2 […]