East of England – Well placed for a post-pandemic boom
The diversity of the manufacturing sector across the East of England means things are getting back to full capacity more quickly than in some other parts of the country.
West Midlands Gains Momentum on the Road to Electrification
History has a habit of repeating itself. Some 260-odd years on from the first great industrial revolution and the West Midlands is jockeying for position with all the major automotive regions to lead the way in the electrification race.
The South West – Land, sea, air and rare earths
From Bristol’s wealth and advanced engineering base, head west to Cornwall whose ancient mining industry is being revived; this time for lithium not tin.
London & South East: UK’s Highest Level of Business Confidence in Next 12-Months
A reliance on electronics, food and drink and transport left the UK’s second largest manufacturing region heavily exposed to lockdown disruption, but rising levels of business investment reflect a confident outlook.
The North East: Where Traditional Strengths Meet Disruptive Innovation
Skills forged in the shipyards and collieries are still prevalent across an industry that is constantly evolving to exceed the needs of a challenging global marketplace.
Space is the new Frontier for Buoyant North West
Public sector initiatives are underpinning a new wave of private sector growth across the region.
Northern Ireland – An economic vision to take Northern Ireland’s industry to the next level
Northern Irish manufacturers are managing to grow and innovate despite having to navigate strong headwinds in the form of Brexit, rising costs and a shortage of skilled labour.
Success is getting harder to hide in East Midlands
Manufacturing investments in the East Midlands are accelerating. Formula 1 is in pole position currently but a raft of opportunities in established and emerging markets mean future growth is almost guaranteed.
Wales – Optimism born from adversity
Welsh manufacturers have been eyeing a potential light at the end of the tunnel for more than three years now. In the meantime, they have learned to adapt and innovate.
Support is on hand for Scotland’s High Value Manufacturers
Despite being dented by the global pandemic, which saw Scotland’s manufacturing output shrink by about a quarter, a range of public sector initiatives are helping innovative businesses that create value and jobs.
Yorkshire & Humber – Surge of optimism as firms show how to beat ‘green’ deadlines
Sustainable products and processes dominate activity as manufacturers respond to increasingly urgent global imperatives.