Category: Manufacturing

government plastic packaging tax

UK Government Announces Plastic Packaging Tax Consultation

At Budget 2018, the government announced that from April 2022 it would introduce a world-leading new tax on the production and import of...

food manufacturing

Is There a Digitalised Future for Food Manufacturing?

UK food and drink manufacturing typically runs on a dynamic, efficient just in time (JIT) model, but what happens if something acts to...

LED lighting

Are Manufacturers Underestimating the Power of LED Lighting?

Energy costs change, being subject to market forces, but change means uncertainty, which is can be a problem when it comes to strategic...

downtime

What is the Impact of Downtime to Manufacturers?

Successful manufacturing is all about efficiency: using the least resources in the least amount of time for production. Consequently,...

Tom Lane Manufacturing Technologies Association

Are Perceptions Right About Manufacturing? An Interview with Tom Lane

Dull, dirty, dangerous and in decline. This is how some people still see manufacturing in the UK. However, as Tom Lane of the Manufacturing...

Uk manufacturing reshoring

Reshoring: Is Manufacturing Coming Home to Stay?

As far back as 2014 an increasing number of UK manufacturers were bringing work back to the UK.  Reshoring is now gaining further...

uk manufacturing

What Support Will Help UK Manufacturing to Prosper?

For the UK manufacturing sector, the future is wide open, if it gets sufficient support to make the investments it needs to thrive and...

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