There is still a lot of dangerous nonsense talked about manufacturing. Not long ago, people started to contemplate the post-industrial society and the future belonging to services such as finance, creative industries, tourism and hospitality. The reality is somewhat different. We are all still feeling the consequences of the banking collapse a decade ago and no one has a clue as to what will be the final ramifications of printing money as a way out. Deep down we all know that true wealth creation depends on the transformational process of manufacturing.
Aerospace is amongst most important manufacturing sectors in the UK and a major contributor to the economy. According to trade body ADS, it generates £38 billion of economic activity annually, employs 120,000 people directly and another 118,000 indirectly.
Seasons cheer to everyone. It is has been an eventful year at Ainsworth Maguire with founding partner Kevin Ainsworth retiring and also moving premises to prepare for the future. Though Kevin has stepped back for well-earned R&R, his name continues in the business.
Thank you to all our clients. Always a pleasure to work with and learn so much from colleagues in construction, engineering and manufacturing. Thriving on the challenge of highlighting the many and varied technical developments makes PR in this sector especially rewarding.
Ainsworth Maguire will close noon on Friday 23rd and reopen on Wednesday 3rd January.
The Industrial Strategy Commission is inviting submissions from manufacturers about the future direction for industry in the UK. Leading the commission are accomplished academics and economists from Manchester and Sheffield Universities and who will be producing a report that will go directly to the government.
Congratulations to Easyfairs, organisers of the Advanced Manufacturing show that took place early in November. Embracing the key pillars of modern engineering, aerospace, automotive, composites, advanced materials and smart factory the show attracted major exhibitors and tens of thousands of visitors to its stands and presentation suites, proof of a continuing resurgence in UK manufacturing.
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