NEWS FEATURES REVIEWS CASE STUDIES APPLICATION STORIES PRODUCTS Manufacturers end year in optimistic mood The voice of industry since 1981 Britain’s manufacturers are ending the year with a bang on the back of the continued improvement in global demand and increased export performance, according to a major survey published by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP. According to the EEF/BDO Manufacturing Outlook Q4 survey, manufacturers are continuing to ignore the ongoing political uncertainty at home as improved global demand, from European… Continues on page 4 Plant & Works Engineering www.pwemag.co.uk Annual Buyers’ Guide 2018 Issue no. 422 o yr evE n niw a s’ e n ! r e a ide m no ita rt l i f ™a xel i S r o ire pus eht n ia tno c sr otara pe s aru peS yl nO g nil d ts 1 ts 1 ts 1 n aH th gi ew th g i L r o f d t L e p o r u E r o t c a F i t l u M p u o r G n a m w o B e h t f o t r a p s i a r u p e S . ts 1 P lat ne mn o ri vn E ro f ecn a m ro f re as : e 5 9 9 5 5 8 8 7 9 1 0 : t a h x e r W ,y a l L , e n a L y r e k c a R , e s u o H n o s i r r a H k u .o c .k ue fm@ s el B P 0 2 1 L L m Plan t & Works Engineering www.pwemag.co.uk Annual Buyers’Guide 2018 ANNUAL BUYERS’ GUIDE 2018 - page 45 labolG nisredaeL BlairtudnI s , srelio . Manufacturers have continued their strong performance into the final quarter of 2017.