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Made in the Midlands are thrilled to announce that we have selected four finalists to contend for this year’s Young Inventor Award, following a series of panelled presentations from a variety of colleges and training academies. We can confirm that Matt Taylor, Andrzej Zubczyk, Chelsey Davies and Conner Notley are our four finalists. The overall winner is set to be revealed on Thursday 19th October at the Made in the Midlands Awards at Lilleshall National Sports & Con...Read Story
Production among UK manufacturers grew at the fastest pace since January 1995 in the three months to July, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.The survey of 397 manufacturers also found that employee headcount increased at the fastest rate for three years and that hiring intentions for the coming quarter also improved. Optimism rose marginally in the three months to July, while export optimism for the ...Read Story
Made in the Midlands are pleased to announce our brand-new media partnership with Production Engineering Solutions (PES). The partnership will see PES promote the 2018 Made in the Midlands Exhibition, 2018 Made in Yorkshire Exhibition and the 2017 Made in the Midlands Awards through its magazine and digital plat...Read Story
Engine maker Rolls-Royce are investing £150m in UK aerospace facilities in a move that will safeguard more than 7,000 jobs.The majority of which will be at its historic Derby site, to support the planned doubling of engine production and its record order book.The announcement was welcomed by the Government amid fears that some companies are putting off decisions due to Brexit uncertainty.Most of the cash will be spent creating a new facility for the testing ...Read Story
Liberal Democrat Equalities Spokesperson, Baroness Burt of Solihull has emphasised the importance of utilising the incredible talent pool of women across the UK to mark International Women in Engineering Day.Baroness Burt urged business leaders within Made in the Midlands and the wider engineering community to seize advantage of the benefits that diversity can provide. She also encouraged female leaders within the sector to blaze a trail for the future generation of female engineers....Read Story