09 July 2018
The impact of input price increases; ongoing supply-chain disruption; and uncertainty surrounding Brexit is starting to hit the manufacturing sector, as this month’s Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) figures show no growth.
16 May 2018
Manufacturers across the region need to invest more in people and technology to meet the challenges of the coming decade, according to audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
03 April 2018
According to statistics taken from the latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), the manufacturing sector signals steady growth at 55.1, which is up from 55.0 in February.
02 October 2017
According to statistics taken from the latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), the manufacturing sector has slowed slightly at 55.9, which is down from 56.7 in August, but up on its long-run average of 51.7.
04 September 2017
The manufacturing sector is performing well showing an increase at 56.9, up from 55.3 in July. This uplift is predominately driven by production levels which picked up due to new orders – highlighting greater demand namely from domestic markets; but exports also remain robust.