NEWS FEATURES REVIEWS CASE STUDIES APPLICATION STORIES PRODUCTS UK cannot tackle future problems without a strong manufacturing sector. Public believes manufacturing vital for post-Brexit economy The voice of industry since 1981 A new poll shows that the general public thinks manufacturing is hugely important to the future of the UK economy post- Brexit. Although the survey indicates that the public believes Government should place more value on manufacturing, there are still massive misperceptions about the pay and opportunities it offers, as well as its world ranking. According to the survey carried out by YouGov for EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and law firm Womble Bond Dickinson, almost three quarters of people (70%) agree that the UK cannot tackle future problems without a strong… Continues on page 6 Plant & Works Engineering www.pwemag.co.uk October 2018 Issue no. 430 FURTHER NEWS COVERAGE (turn to page 6) E URIS survey highlights support for continued regulatory alignment with EU An overwhelming majority of UK industrial product manufacturers want continued regulatory alignment with the EU, a new industry survey has revealed. US Embassy hosts 4IR summit Together with Embassy of the United States, Rockwell Automation hosted delegates from the C-Suite of industry across the UK to discuss how to deliver the value of Industry 4.0 . EEF Monthly News Comment labolG nisredaeL BlairtudnI s , srelio .