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Latest From The Blog

July 2017

ETG launches Norton Technical Academy as part of £6m plan to bridge the skills gap

July 20th, 2017|

A leading independent machine tool supplier is tackling the skills gap head on after making a £6m commitment to developing a network of Technical Academies.

Martin Doyle, Managing Director of the Engineering Technology Group (ETG), made the announcement at the launch of its first facility at Norton Motorcycles in Castle Donington yesterday and laid out the […]

February 2017

Shrewsbury training academy invests £200,000 to create new apprenticeships

February 22nd, 2017|

40 more apprenticeship opportunities have been created after a Shropshire training academy invested a further £200,000 into new manufacturing facilities.

 

The In-Comm Training Academy Shrewsbury (ITAS), which is being run in partnership with Salop Design & Engineering, is set to benefit from new TIG, MIG and ARC welding bays, as well as a new fluid power […]

July 2016

Unipart boss receives Royal Seal of Approval

July 11th, 2016|

One of the West Midlands leading female manufacturers has been given a royal seal of approval to get more young people involved in engineering, manufacturing and technology.

Unipart Manufacturing’s Carol Burke is one of six sector specialists to be appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales as Ambassadors of the Industrial Cadets initiative, a workplace […]

February 2016

Lambert praised for growing its own engineers

February 22nd, 2016|

A commitment to building stronger partnerships with education has reaped dividends for a growing Tadcaster manufacturer.

Lambert, a leading provider of automation systems, equipment engineering and precision components, has just hit the 1000 milestone for working with pupils in nearby primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities – all geared towards raising the image of industry […]

January 2016

£Billions wasted on training warns AME

January 8th, 2016|

Industry is wasting billions of pounds every year on ineffective training according to two of the bosses behind the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME).

Unipart Group Chairman and CEO John Neill and Coventry University’s John Latham used the one-year anniversary of the UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ to urge the sector to […]

November 2015

AME hosts historic ‘devolution’ deal for the West Midlands

November 17th, 2015|

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering’s impressive manufacturing hub in Coventry was the venue for the signing of an historic ‘devolution’ deal for the West Midlands.

Members of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) met with Chancellor George Osborne and Business Secretary Sajid Javid to pledge their support to an agreement that will unlock […]

October 2015

Smaller manufacturers put their faith in ‘people power’ to solve productivity puzzle

October 16th, 2015|

Investing in the skills of their workforce is the main priority for England’s small and medium sized manufacturers (SMEs) it was revealed today.

The latest Manufacturing Barometer – produced exclusively for the Business Growth Service – reports that 71% of respondents are planning to increase spending on developing their people in a bid to unlock […]

September 2015

New training academy opens with promise of boosting Shropshire’s manufacturing skills

September 30th, 2015|

A new £300,000 training academy has been officially opened in Shrewsbury today to boost the County’s ability to develop the engineers of the future.

In-Comm has joined forces with metal pressing and assembly specialist Salop Design & Engineering Ltd to create the 10,000 sq ft facility, which will support up to 60 apprentices every year and […]