GDP figures: Inside high-tech factory as manufacturing grows 0.9%
28 January 2014 Last updated at 12:11 GMT
The BBC has visited a factory in Cheltenham after the latest GDP figures suggested that manufacturing grew by about 0.9% in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Rebecca Howard from ADEY Heating told BBC business correspondent Dave Harvey why products were now being made locally instead of in China.
Craig Peterson from Future Advanced Manufacturing described how there was "growth everywhere at the moment".