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NEWS

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FEATURES

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REVIEWS

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CASE STUDIES

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APPLICATION STORIES

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PRODUCTS

The Chancellor has launched the APPG on 4IR stating the need to capitalise on technological innovation.

Launch of new All-Party

Parliamentary Group on 4IR

The voice of industry since 1981

The launch of a new All-

Party Parliamentary

Group (APPG) represents

the UK government’s

desire to engage with ‘4IR’

and ensure it works to

the country’s benefit by

establishing it as a

modern manufacturer.

The recent launch,

attended by PWE, is seen

as a major step forward in

the UK’s efforts to

establish itself at the

forefront of the Fourth

Industrial Revolution, the

phase of technological

advancement that will

usher in the age of

Industry 4.0.

Alan Mak, MP for

Havant and the APPG’s

inaugural chairman,

set out his motives…

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April 2017 Issue no. 415

FURTHER NEWS

COVERAGE

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EEF chief executive

announces plan

to step down

Terry Scuoler, the head of EEF, the

manufacturers’ organisation, is to

step down as chief executive at the

end of the year.

Scuoler, 66, who is entering his

eighth year as head of Britain’s

leading manufacturing trade body,

will continue to lead the group

until the end of the year to allow

time for a successor to be

appointed.

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Toyota £240m investment

in its UK car plant

Toyota Motor Europe will invest a

further £240 million in its Toyota

Manufacturing UK (TMUK) car plant

in Burnaston, Derbyshire (UK), it was

recently announced.

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