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Manufacturing in the UK employs 2.6 million people and is often concerned with large scale production utilising equipment, tools and machines, chemical processes, and of course, human labour.

The items output by our manufacturing industry are numerous and varied, with raw materials processed into products that often fall within the categories of food and drink, chemicals, rubber, plastics and non-metallic materials, metals, electronics, machinery and transport.

In addition to general production lines supplying merchandise and equipment to industry and the retail sector, Advanced Manufacturing is a rapidly expanding sector delivering high-tech solutions and technically precise systems to a world eager for new technologies, whilst there is also growing interest in smaller-scale bespoke handicrafts and custom made goods for retail where on-line sales are booming.

If you like the idea of making things for people to use or enjoy, manufacturing could be the industry for you whether that be in design, production or delivery.

Did You Know?
Sudbury is the silk capital of the UK. In the Middles Ages Sudbury grew very wealthy thanks to a wool trade that swept across the nation. The small town still benefits from the textile trade and has four working mills which manufactures 110 metric tonnes of Chinese silk every year and even silk for a Royal residence.

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Painter Worker Ref502487mil
Closing Date:
29th March 2019
Salary:
£9.22
Location:
RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
This is a fixed term contract not to exceed 31 December 2020. The primary purpose of this position is to provide dedicated corrosion control and overhaul of aerospace ground equipment. You will perform duties associated with the treatment, preparation and coat...
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Metal Worker/Welder RPA 180049
Closing Date:
28th March 2019
Salary:
12.45 per hour
Location:
RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Full Time 39.00 hours per week. DESCRIPTION: You will be required to plan, lay out, fabricate, modify, repair, assemble, and install sheet metal parts, items and assemblies to perform welding work in the manufacture, repair, modification, and assembly of vari...
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Making decisions about your future can be daunting. With so many options and so much information, the process of choosing your next move can be more than a little confusing. Perhaps you’d like to study a vocational course at college. Maybe you’d like to find o...
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Advanced Engineering 2018 NEC
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Birmingham, West Midlands
Our Owner Founder Richard Bridgman will be speaking at the Advanced Engineering 2018 at the NEC on 1st November 2018.
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