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UK supply chain pumps up for the SMR market


​Pump and motor manufacturer Hayward Tyler is working with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre to develop a new coolant pump for small modular reactors (SMRs), and help the UK supply chain prepare to ...

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2020 a volatile year for subcontracting


​The latest Contract Manufacturing Index (CMI) has shown against a traumatic background of the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit worries, that the subcontract manufacturing market has showed some resilience – ending the year ...

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AMRC aids CBE+ in free five-day machining consultancy


​Precision engineering SME CBE+ has been shown how an investment of just £20 could bring about a huge improvement in its manufacturing process and unlock significant savings, following a free R&D intervention by the ...

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Subcontractors get busy, shows latest business index


The latest Contract Manufacturing Index for the third quarter of 2020 (Q3) shows that the subcontract market bounced back strongly in July and August after the Covid-19 shutdown, with the market up 151% in Q3 2020, ...

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Reshoring UK welcomes new members


​The Reshoring UK initiative is welcoming new members, with the Railway Industry Association (RIA), British Plastics Federation (BPF), Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) and Invest Northern Ireland all now joining ...