Category: Manufacturing

SME Manufacturers Plan to Grow in 2015

The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) produce a quarterly “barometer” report, which has the remit of collecting the views, opinions and business results of English manufacturing small & medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The latest report (published in November) is fairly positive; MAS concluded that ‘cautious optimism remains the overarching sentiment among the 859 respondents.’ A highlight

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The Skills Gap in the Manufacturing Industry

This is our final blog in the introductory series on manufacturing in the UK. We have covered the successes from times gone by and the revolutions that are happening right now, but it is also important to look at how the industry can prepare for the future. If the resurgence of the industry is to continue it

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Current Trends – Revolutionary Inventions of Today

In the previous blog in this manufacturing series we went through the top 10 British inventions, as voted for by the public. Now, we would like to take a step out of the past and see what is happening currently. What are the innovations that will come to define this period to the future generations?

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The Top 10 British Inventions

As part of our manufacturing series of blogs, we would like to commemorate the key role that Britain played in creating significant inventions, such as the telephone, the TV and the jet engine. Magma Digital feel this is important, as tellingly, little over half of UK consumers know that the jet engine is a British

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The Manufacturing Industry in the UK

On the 25th June, some of the Magma Digital team attended the Make It Britain Conference, which was organised by EEF (UK manufacturing trade body) and sponsored by Siemens. The aim of the conference was to discuss the current and future trends of UK manufacturing, while also commemorating historical achievements. More recently we visited the

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