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    2. March 2, 2015

      Free Lunch: Is rebalancing working?

      Makers on the march In the UK, there has been a lot of hand-wringing about the need to "rebalance" the economy away from the...

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    1. March 2, 2015

      UK manufacturing shows signs of rebound

      Activity at Britain’s manufacturers has begun to bounce back from a weak patch in the autumn, reflecting rising output and...

    2. March 2, 2015

      UK export orders to Europe picking up, say manufacturers

      British manufacturers are starting to see the first signs of a pickup in European export orders, raising hopes that a...

    3. March 1, 2015

      Aston Martin set for shake-up and targets new buyers

      Aston Martin is to unveil its biggest shake-up in a generation as it seeks to boost the appeal of its sports cars beyond...

    4. March 1, 2015

      Monday interview: Andy Palmer, Aston Martin CEO

      Andy Palmer was never going to be the chief executive of Nissan in Japan. He once sat in the court of Carlos Ghosn, the...

    5. March 1, 2015

      UK drug manufacture drops by a quarter

      The coalition’s ambitions to promote the UK’s £60bn pharmaceutical sector as a high-growth industry have suffered a blow...

    6. March 1, 2015

      UK’s ‘march of the makers’ gathers pace

      On one side of Jaguar Land Rover’s 300-acre plant in Halewood, a giant mechanical press crashes down on to a sheet of steel,...

    7. February 27, 2015

      Brompton looks to F1 in pursuit of electric folding bicycle

      Brompton Bicycle is hoping to broaden the appeal of cycling by developing an electric version of its folding bike — aimed at...

    8. February 25, 2015

      Weir under pressure from low oil price

      Keith Cochrane knows tough times lie ahead. This was brought home on Wednesday after the chief executive of Weir Group...

    9. February 23, 2015

      Ales and craft beers spur brewing boom

      Brewing is booming in the UK, spurred by growing sales of craft beer and ales, with applications to start breweries tripling...

    10. February 19, 2015

      Rally in export orders boosts UK industry

      Manufacturers’ order books have swelled to a six-month high in a further sign the sector is making up some of the ground it...

    11. February 19, 2015

      Many businesses have fears over devolution, says CBI

      Businesses around the UK fear the charge towards regional devolution will damage growth and undermine the internal market,...

    12. February 16, 2015

      Birmingham aims to reload historic gun quarter

      Birmingham targets gun revival A great great nephew of one of Birmingham’s Victorian gunmakers is attempting to revive the...

    13. February 15, 2015

      UK company plans to boldly go and make machines in space

      British companies are attempting to boldly go where no manufacturer has gone before by enabling huge pieces of hardware for...

    14. February 12, 2015

      Burnley gains traction after loss of tyremaker

      The roof is going back on the former Michelin plant in Burnley 13 years after the town’s biggest employer shut down. The...

    15. February 10, 2015

      UK manufacturing growth still muted with tie to domestic spending

      Growth in UK manufacturing remains muted, emphasising the extent to which the economic recovery continues to be dependent on...

    16. February 9, 2015

      Rail manufacturers enjoy good times after slew of large orders

      Big projects led by a new train line for London are providing the UK’s rail manufacturing industry with its best outlook for...

    17. February 5, 2015

      Ball in talks with Rexam over £4.29bn bid

      Ball Corporation of the US is in talks to buy Rexam, the UK-based drinks can manufacturer, in a £4.29bn deal that would...

    18. February 2, 2015

      Oil price drop lifts UK manufacturing hopes

      The slump in oil prices is starting to show on UK businesses, as a survey showed manufacturers’ purchasing costs falling at...

    19. February 1, 2015

      UK aerospace industry calls for tax allowances

      Britain’s aerospace industry wants the main political parties to commit to extending investment and other tax allowances,...

    20. January 29, 2015

      China link pays off for UK Midlands engineering group

      A Chinese company on Thursday opened one of the world’s biggest motor press shops for large car parts — with the help of 40...

    21. January 27, 2015

      Osborne claims high ground as GDP rises

      Britain’s economy grew 2.6 per cent in 2014, its fastest rate since the financial crisis, stoking Conservative confidence as...

    22. January 23, 2015

      UK car production climbs for fifth year

      Carmakers in the UK staged a late rally in 2014, clocking up the best December production for a decade and ensuring that the...

    23. January 22, 2015

      Sheffield emerges as crucible of advanced manufacturing

      Where striking miners and police once clashed, Rolls-Royce now produces turbine blades that can withstand temperatures above...

    24. January 22, 2015

      Rare metals offer Sheffield a glint of hope

      Steel was a big part of Sheffield’s past, now titanium and tantalum could be as important for its future. These rarely used...

    25. January 19, 2015

      UK economy shows shift to low-skilled jobs, research finds

      Britain’s economy has shifted more towards low-skilled jobs and less towards high-skilled ones compared with other European...

    26. January 14, 2015

      Formula One taps into UK engineering

      Northampton’s reputation as the international centre for Formula One engine development has been given a boost by news that...

    27. January 11, 2015

      Hitachi to open £82m train plant in Durham this year

      A newly completed track from one of the UK’s biggest new factories links rail transport in the 21st century to the...

    28. January 9, 2015

      Data confirm slowdown in UK recovery

      Economists and investors said that despite a dip in construction output and industrial production in November, they still...

    29. January 8, 2015

      Fridge that runs without electricity pioneered by Welsh start-up

      In Tywyn, a town nestled on the wave-beaten Welsh coast at the foot of the Snowdonian mountains, a start-up is trying to...

    30. January 6, 2015

      UK 2014 car sales best in a decade

      The UK car industry has started the new year on a high, extending its record run of sales growth to 34 consecutive months...

    31. January 5, 2015

      Manufacturers braced for tough year

      The new year has hardly started but manufacturers are already expecting 2015 to be tough. Confidence has tumbled as those...

    32. January 2, 2015

      UK manufacturing growth tapers off

      British manufacturing expanded more slowly than expected in December after new orders from overseas clients failed to pick...

    33. December 22, 2014

      Industry attacks proposal to make non-EU graduates leave UK

      Industry has attacked a proposal by Theresa May, home secretary, that students from outside the EU should leave the country...

    34. December 21, 2014

      Rolls-Royce pledges greater openness with investors

      John Rishton, chief executive of Rolls-Royce, pledged greater openness with investors in a bid to restore relations with a...

    35. December 18, 2014

      UK car industry says 2014 output will drop

      Three sets of disappointing data have driven the UK car industry to admit that output will be lower in 2014 than the...

    36. December 15, 2014

      Domestic demand lifts UK manufacturers

      Order books at Britain’s manufacturers have hit a four-month high in an encouraging sign that domestic demand continues to...

    37. December 10, 2014

      UK manufacturing output falls amid eurozone malaise

      Britain’s manufacturers have suffered a drop in output as they grapple with economic malaise in their big export markets in...

    38. December 9, 2014

      UK manufacturers hit by eurozone woes

      Britain’s manufacturers have suffered a drop in output as they grapple with economic malaise in their big export markets in...

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