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Rollercoaster year for subcontracting


The latest Contract Manufacturing Index shows that 2021 was a volatile year for the subcontract market with large dips in May and September but strong peaks in August and November. Overall though, the result was good, ...

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Uncertainty stalls subcontracting growth


​The latest Contract Manufacturing Index (CMI) shows that the subcontracting market grew strongly in July and August but fell back in September amid concerns over material, staff and transport shortages.

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Stop-start recovery for subcontracting


According to the latest figures, the UK market for contract manufacturing in the second quarter of 2021 was down by 8% on the previous quarter, but 57% higher than it was a year ago.