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The Manufacturer

The monthly magazine and website provides manufacturers with the latest updates and news on government, skills, management, finance and the wider issues that affect the manufacturing industry.

As a Google-recognised news provider, is a trusted source for manufacturing news and insight covering the UK sector, as well as important sector-related happenings from around the world.

On both the website and print publication, you can find in-depth interviews with leading figures from business and government as well as thought -leading blogs and commentary from our experienced team of journalists and contributors.

With our reporters roving the country from factory to factory to tell the tale of investment and innovation, The Manufacturer has featured case studies on the Royal Mint in Glamorgan, Airbus' A380 final assembly line in Toulouse, BAE Systems’ helmet-making site in Rochester, Cosworth’s engine producing facility in Northampton and Coca-Cola Enterprises’ bottle-making plant in Sidcup, as well numerous niche manufacturers and SMEs.

The publication accesses the application of technology, automation and lean tools to optimise production and quality and exposes how the UK’s largest and smallest manufacturers are fairing in this recovering economic climate.

Regular contents pillars featured both online and in the print publication include:

  • News 
  • Export focus
  • Workforce and skills
  • Manufacturing leadership 
  • Manufacturing technologies 
  • Supply chain
  • IT in manufacturing
  • Finance and professional services 
  • Dates for your diary
  • Appointments 

EEF members receive a copy of The Manufacturer magazine each month.

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