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Bunting Europe Launches New Website

New Digital Marketing Platform for Bunting Bunting Magnetics Europe has launched a new dynamic and responsive website for Magnet and Magnetic Solutions to reflect several years of growth and changes in the business. Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd, the European arm of the global Bunting Magnetics Group, has a manufacturing facility in Berkhamsted, UK where they…

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UK Research and Development in Crisis?

MPs have criticised UK companies for their lack of innovation, reports PRW (November 2015).  In a damning report, the UK is listed as being 12th in the R&D investment table of European countries, a position causing UK economists and industrialists a great deal of concern. Innovation and new product development is vitally important for any…

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Explaining Magnetic Separation through Video

Demonstrating Metal Separation Explaining the concept of Magnetic Separation through words alone can often be challenging.  The basic physics are simple.  A magnetic field attracts magnetically susceptible particles.  This then enables them to be separated from materials unaffected by a magnetic forces. This magnetic separation technology in applied in industries as diverse as recycling to the…

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Is only a 7% growth in China cause for concern?

When the world’s second largest economy sets its GDP growth for 2015 at 7%, the lowest in a quarter of a century (as reported by PRW), does this cause us cause for concern?  Part of the issue is that exports from China missed their target for the third year running, although there was still a 4.9%…

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Are British Exporters Feeling Positive?

A report published online by ft.com states that UK exports to Europe are picking up.  These are positive signs against a backdrop of economic uncertainty in Europe, but is it too soon to start opening the champagne? UK Exports Exporting goods manufactured in the UK has been long promoted by the UK Government as being…

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Will the UK be left in the next Industrial Revolution?

In the latest Plastics & Rubber Weekly, there is an interesting and concerning article on an anticipated fourth industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0, and how the EEF believe that the UK could be left behind.  If this happens then could this be the end of manufacturing in the UK? UK Manafacturing Industry Manufacturing in…

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