New Manufacturing in the UK

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UK Manufacturing has been under heavy pressure for decades but now there are signs of resurgence. Peter Day reports from Britain's former steel capital, Sheffield, on what it takes to survive and prosper in an intensely globalising world.

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29 minutes

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Sun 27 Apr 2014 19:32 GMT

Contributors to this programme

Adrian Allen, Commercial Director, University of Sheffield Advance Manufacturing Research Centre 


Tim Chapman, Communications  Director,  University of Sheffield Advance Manufacturing Research Centre


Dr Gareth Morgan, Managing Director, Advance Manufacturing Limited


Phil Harpham, Group Manager, Siemens


Craig Berry Research Fellow, Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, University of Sheffield


Gordon Macrae and Hugh Facey, Gripple


David Grey, Group Managing Director, OSL Holdings


David Hall, CEO Polypipe 


Alison Bettac, Training Director, Advance Manufacturing Research Centre


Mark Kirby, Technical Director, Technicut








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