What the Pandemic is Teaching UK Manufacturers

There’s no denying that the pandemic has had a big impact on UK manufacturing – and still continues to affect the sector on an ongoing basis. It’s also true that the outbreak has helped companies to discover weaknesses and opportunities … Read more

Brexit and Manufacturing: Where Are We Now and What to Expect

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 under a withdrawal agreement covering areas like trade, social security, the level playing field, UK participation in EU programmes, internal security and transport. However, not everyone is one hundred per cent … Read more

Why is Now a Good Time to Carry Equipment Maintenance Out?

Checking physical equipment during a quieter period or during downtime is crucial to prevent future disruption to operations. Even if you’re busy, you should still carry out maintenance, especially if your equipment has seen a lot of use recently. It … Read more

UK Manufacturing at a Glance

As an investment casting company, Dean Group believe it’s important to be aware of what is happening in the UK manufacturing industry at any given moment, especially with the current circumstances. Considering the impact of the global pandemic on so … Read more

£300m Funding Boost for a Greener Aerospace Industry

We have previously talked about the rise of a more sustainable aerospace sector and just how important it is to ensure that the industry continues to move towards greener technologies and practices. The UK government appears to agree. In fact, … Read more

How Will Brexit Impact the Medical Industry in the UK?

Brexit is still synonymous with uncertainty, but many businesses and industries are already preparing for all outcomes, be it an organised leave or a no-deal Brexit. With less than two months until the UK leaves the European Union, the medical … Read more

How & Why is 3D Printing Changing the Manufacturing Industry?

3D printing is not only becoming increasingly popular in many manufacturing businesses but is also becoming the standard for some sectors. This additive manufacturing technology drives production by a digital blueprint and builds layer upon layer of material until the … Read more

Why The Year of Engineering is Essential

2018 is the Year of Engineering. The reason why the UK government launched the initiative this year is that they want to inspire the next generation of engineers and overcome the shortfall of 20,000 engineering graduates a year.