As thousands of young people across the country prepare to receive their A-level and GCSE results this week, Make UK has highlighted the growing demand for apprentices from the region’s engineering and manufacturing sector.
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.
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.