Manufacturing achievements recognised at Annual Awards

The 22nd Annual NDMA awards took place on 16th May at The Barnstaple Hotel, celebrating the achievements of the region’s diverse and prolific manufacturing industry. 200 guests gathered for the occasion which began with welcome drinks (sponsored by Bishop Fleming) and a 2-course meal. The evening was conducted by BBC …

Urgent help required to make Protective Face Shields for Covid-19 Frontliners

If you have manufacturing capabilities to work with acrylic or similar, or any of the materials required to produce these full face masks, please get in touch immediately These face masks are urgently needed by the NHS in North Devon and elsewhere. The simple design requires a laser-cut piece of …

The Prime Minister’s Statement – Guidance

The following advice is Make UK’s guidance for members based on the Prime Minister’s announcement last night: “Following the Prime Minister’s statement last night the country has been asked to take additional and very significant measures to slow the spread of coronavirus/covid-19. It is vital that manufacturers follow this advice …

Make UK comment on Friday’s government announcement

The following statement has been published on the Make UK website following the Chancellor’s announcements to protect workers: 20/03/2020 Commenting on the latest financial measures announced by the Chancellor, Stephen Phipson, Chief Executive of Make UK, the manufacturer’s organisation, said: “The Government has taken a decisive step today and we …

Government Publishes Ventilator Spec

Call for businesses to help make NHS ventilators The government is looking for businesses who can support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components across the UK as part of our response to COVID-19. As well as manufacturers, we are looking for businesses with the following skills: design/specificationrapid prototypingcontract/product …