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  • 6th December 2022

    Engineering now Britain’s second most trusted profession

    Almost nine in ten people trust engineers to tell the truth according to new research, which also shows that engineering is one of only three professions where trust has improved in the last year.
  • 2nd December 2022

    Salford University’s ground-breaking robotics centre reaches completion

    The new North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC) will serve as a hub for supporting SMEs to develop and implement robotics and automation into their business.  
  • 30th November 2022

    R&D initiative to deliver £1.7bn boost to Greater Manchester manufacturing

    After opening a new office in Manchester, the High Value Manufacturing Catapult has agreed to help the city region attract foreign investment and improve the productivity of manufacturers through R...
  • 23rd November 2022

    Manufacturing Skills Bootcamps launched in Greater Manchester

    Over half a million pounds of funding has been awarded for ‘Skills Bootcamps’ in welding, 3D printing and industrial textiles to help connect people with manufacturing jobs in the city region.
  • 23rd November 2022

    Manufacturing highlights from the 2022 Autumn Statement

    The government’s first Budget Statement under Rishi Sunak’s premiership contained a host of tax measures and other policies that will affect manufacturers from April 2023 onwards.
  • 21st November 2022

    100 Greater Manchester SMEs take steps to net zero via fully-funded programme

    More than 100 firms, including numerous manufacturers, are becoming cleaner, greener and more profitable through GC Business Growth Hub’s popular Journey to Net Zero programme.
  • 18th November 2022

    Use of CE safety mark allowed for another two years

    The CE product safety mark will continue to be recognised in Great Britain until the end of 2024 under new government plans, which also include measures to reduce labelling and assessment costs.
  • 14th November 2022

    Free supply chain data platform launches

    A new non-profit supply chain mapping platform is already being used by hundreds of organisations in retail supply chains to openly share data on their suppliers around the world.
  • 11th November 2022

    Manufacturers urged to re-home idle assets amid cost crisis

    New research shows UK businesses have nearly £59 billion worth of capital tied up in working assets and equipment they no longer need, much of which could be sold on to others.
  • 9th November 2022

    Greater Manchester seeing ‘record number’ of advanced manufacturing projects

    A new report explores Greater Manchester’s deep-rooted industrial history and the role it is playing today in powering Industry 4.0 through robotics, autonomous systems and advanced manufacturing

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