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New Manufacturing in the UK

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 26 April 2014

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.

  • 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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