What Does the Future of Manufacturing Look Like?

The manufacturing industry has grown significantly in recent years, and despite recent struggles due to Coronavirus, the sector is seeing some promising signs and appears to be bouncing back. Continue reading…

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How Can Young People Get into Manufacturing?

In last year’s Annual Manufacturing Report (2019), it was revealed that more than half of businesses in the industry believed that the education system was failing the industry. Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear that the government is doing much to change that, so it is up to the business owners to change perceptions. Continue reading…

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Manufacturing News Round Up – June – August 2020

We’re keeping our finger on the pulse of the very latest industry news. If you’re looking for information on the direction of our sector to help you plan for the future of your business, you can find it here. Continue reading…

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R&D Investment For Manufacturing Required More Than Ever Before

Following the peak of the UK Coronavirus pandemic many manufacturing and engineering businesses have been getting back to work over the last month or so. With the pandemic affecting nearly all businesses across all industries, there is likely to be a significant cut in research and development spending across most sectors. Continue reading…

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Is Augmented Reality the New Normal For Manufacturing?

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As businesses around the UK do their best to adapt to the ‘new normal’, manufacturing companies are quickly finding that IoT technologies will play an integral role in their business over the coming years. In particular, augmented reality (AR) has already shown just how important it is for many manufacturers, with experts from the sector extensively using the technology during lockdown. Continue reading…

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Manufacturing News Round Up – May 2020

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With the COVID-19 lockdown still in force, the news hasn’t been the most positive, including in the manufacturing industry. However, there is no denying that, in May, there were some great news stories in the sector, which we just had to share in this article. Continue reading…

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Attracting Talent To The Manufacturing Industry

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Guaranteeing that manufacturing has plenty of up and coming employees of the future is still one of the biggest challenges faced by the industry today. With the skills gap in manufacturing continuing to be as large as ever, there can be no let up in the pursuit of attracting talent to the manufacturing industry despite the global pandemic. Continue reading...

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Manufacturing News Round Up – April 2020

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At European Springs Ireland, we understand that the UK manufacturing industry never stays the same, especially when we take the current COVID-19 into situation into consideration. As spring suppliers, we like to keep our finger on the pulse when it comes to the latest news and developments, which you can find below. Continue reading…

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The Future of UK Manufacturing

If your business is currently immobilised by the lockdown, you might be thinking that now would be the perfect time to brush up on areas of your business that are often left a little overlooked. Continue reading…

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What Did The 2020 Budget Mean for UK Manufacturing?

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Whilst this years’ budget was inevitably dominated by the coronavirus efforts that the government would be putting in place, there were still some key takeaways for manufacturing firms. As expected, there weren’t wholesale changes, but there were some announcements that will have a profound effect on the manufacturing industry in years to come. Continue reading…

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