Manufacturing in 2020: Survey Results

A special report from Professional Engineering and SAGE on the state of the industry

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is delighted to have partnered with SAGE in producing this insightful and timely survey of manufacturing in the UK in 2020.

In an industry facing regulatory uncertainty and accelerating technological change, this report shows that companies are aware of the challenges ahead and ready to invest in research and development that enables them to compete in the long term.

Finding workers with the right skills is highlighted as a concern. This is something the IMechE has been working to understand and address. We will redouble our efforts in the coming years.

Whether you are a business owner, CEO, director, engineer or technician, all individuals within the manufacturing industry will be crucial to our future success. Developing the innovative and sustainable methods of production to drive our transition to a net-zero emissions economy will not be possible without them.

Matt Rooney CEng MIMechE

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