Manufacturing theme

 

Supporting and promoting the manufacturing sector, and the engineers working in it, is key to contributing to a prosperous economy.

Manufacturing generates over 60% of all UK exports and employs three million people, and its success is vital. Manufacturing embodies the lifecycle of activities:

  • Research, design and development
  • Production and logistics
  • Service provision
  • End of life management

Read more about our Manufacturing theme.


manufacturing
reports and policy statements

  • Industry 4.0 Report

    This BDO report, produced in partnership with the Institution, examines what Industry 4.0 is and why it is relevant, what other countries are doing in this space and what the important next developments are.

  • The Food and Drink Report 2016

    An analysis of the sentiment, challenges and changing landscape for UK food and drink companies.


Comment and analysis

Philippa Oldham CEng MIMechE

Manufacturing policy spokesperson

Philippa joined the Institution in 2011 as the Head of Transport and Manufacturing. She works with members to raise the profile of engineers, aiming to spark debate and provide thought leadership within the transport and manufacturing realm.

 Read Philippa's full biography

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Manufacturing sector page

Manufacturing sector page

Visit the Manufacturing sector page to read the latest sector news, events and job information.

Visit the Manufacturing sector page