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 …