Deal or no deal it could still be great news for UK manufacturing

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Brexit has brought many challenges for UK industry in a time of significant uncertainty. As March 29th looms closer businesses will be making final plans in preparation for Brexit. But what can we do as a manufacturing industry to ensure we are resilient to the challenges that may be coming our way?   Establishing closer...

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We’ve updated our case studies!

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Three new case studies have been added to the Projects section of our website, so please do pop over and have a look.   All three show the combined approach with Knight Group companies – offering our pragmatic 3D product design, prototyping (including 3D printing), precision engineering, world-leading tooling techniques and in-house moulding, assembly and...

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High precision engineering wins high profile clients

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As we continue to develop our skills, resources and facilities, so we are able to offer a unique approach to high precision, low volume parts – it’s an approach that’s winning us high-profile projects with clients such as key defence and aerospace clients. The first project consisted of several aluminium components fitting together to create a...

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Spread the cost of Tooling

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Our country is full of innovators, inventors and budding geniuses, bursting with clever ideas to take product design forward and make a name for themselves. But we have to accept that getting an idea from fag-packet scrawling to in-the-hand product is a long and challenging road, and many designers will cite the cost of tooling...

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Knight supports product designers

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With its one-stop portfolio of skills, the Knight Group is increasingly being called on by product designers to support new product development.   Prototyping, mould design and short run batch manufacturing can all be carried out within the group, providing a short cut to market testing. And for those whose products really start to see...

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Reshoring gathers pace

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Reshoring – the practice of bringing manufacturing back from the Far East to Europe – is gathering momentum.   Consultants PwC, in a recent report, noted that the trend could create between 100,000 and 200,000 extra jobs in the UK over the next decade, boosting national output by up to £12 billion.   Reshoring is...

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