Annual MHA Manufacturing and Engineering Report 2017/18

Our Manufacturing and Engineering Annual Report 2017/18 is now available to download.

Drawing on national and regional insight from over 450 clients and contacts, the findings of our recent survey identifies opportunities and concerns facing UK manufacturing and engineering businesses. Despite uncertainty over Brexit, the majority of businesses have managed to achieve growth over the past 12 months and the sector remains optimistic about the future. The respondents were from a variety of sub-sectors within manufacturing and engineering including: aerospace, automotive, agriculture, biotechnology, chemical, construction, electrical and electronic, food and drink, healthcare, leisure, metals, minerals and materials, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, renewables and transport, to name but a few.

The report contains a national snapshot from each of the MHA member firms covering England, Wales and Scotland. Along with commentary from sector expert Philippa Oldham CEng MIMechE, Head of Transport and Manufacturing at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and insight from Sir John O’Reilly, chairman of The ERA Foundation and government adviser on manufacturing and engineering.