Confidence amongst SME manufacturers is at its highest level for two years according to the latest Manufacturing Barometer, carried out by SWMAS (the South West Manufacturing Advisory Service) and the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).
A manufacturer of packaging automation and UV systems has turned to PP C&A to meet growing demand for its technology that helps to deliver clean air in indoor spaces.
Arriva Merseyside, a bus operator for Merseyside, has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2030. The company wanted to reduce its air pollution by introducing 12 fully electric vehicles to provide emissions-free services in Liverpool’s city centre.
How engineers and engineering can contribute to tackling climate change and achieving net zero will be the main themes of the next Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, due to be held from 8-12 November 2021.
The UK’s largest survey of small to medium-sized (SME) manufacturing companies has been launched today to record trends in performance and confidence levels across the sector, whilst also exploring how firms are supporting their staff as a result of COVID-19.