Government gives green light to new competitiveness and productivity initiative for automotive manufacturers

Innovative NMCL package will boost the performance of the UK’s advanced manufacturing supply chain as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy commitment to the UK’s automotive supply chains. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced its selection of the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Levels (NMCL) programme as the mechanism …

Have your say – SWMAS Manufacturing Barometer Q3

The Manufacturing Barometer is a quarterly survey that charts the experiences of UK SME manufacturers. It is the largest survey of its kind and has informed both government industrial strategy and the national debate on manufacturing. It regularly features in both national and regional media. The latest barometer survey is now …

Petroc’s new £1.2 million centre will help local businesses to thrive

Petroc is delighted to announce that it has secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund towards a £1.2 million project to create a Centre of Technology and Innovation Excellence at its North Devon Campus. Work is due to commence in summer 2019, to create a technology-based research and innovation …

EEF Brexit Toolkit

EEF – The Manufacturers’ Organisation has launched an online Brexit Toolkit NDMA members benefit from affiliate membership to EEF which offers access to a wide range of resources, documentation and events concerning manufacturing and employment law, as well as broader business advice and good practice. The Brexit Toolkit enables you …

Lineal becomes VMWare Enterprise Partner

Lineal Software Solutions Ltd. has become the only current VMware Enterprise Partner across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. Enterprise Partners can both provide and implement the most advanced and specialised VMware solutions to the market – including cloud infrastructure and mobile device management solutions alongside datacentre products. Now owned by Dell …