New £300m investment to make manufacturing smarter

It will support businesses in implementing new technologies to improve their manufacturing productivity, create highly skilled jobs and slash carbon emissions

Scientists discover enzyme that ‘recycles plastic in 10 hours’

The development of this novel enzyme has the potential to pave the way of a real transition to a circular economy, according to a new research

UK issues call to manufacturers to help in fight against pandemic

Gas analyser manufacturer Signal Group has already responded affirmatively to the call and offered assistance

Siemens Gamesa signs €200m deal to buy Senvion business units

The move will save around 2,000 jobs at the insolvent turbine manufacturer

Electrotechnical manufacturing firms commit to net zero emissions by 2050

In total, 24 businesses from the BEAMA trade body have made the move after stating the government’s net zero target is not in itself enough

BMW unveils Brit-built fully electric MINI

It has a 135kW motor, with a maximum range of up to 144 miles per charge

New £28m UK research hub aims to drive electrical revolution

Researchers who will work closely with industry to address key manufacturing challenges in the production of electrical machines in sectors including aerospace, high value automotive and energy

New US facility to drive trucking fuel efficiency

Each of EkoStinger’s aerodynamic devices for tractor trailers is said to reduce emissions equivalent to taking one car off the road

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New hub aims to efficiently electrify UK industry

Led by the University of Sheffield, the hub aims to overcome manufacturing challenges relating to electric development

UK council to advise PM on energy opportunities after Brexit

It will provide high-level advice and policy recommendations on the critical issues affecting business