Fast Moving Consumer Goods: Typically the products you would find at your local supermarket and predominantly made up of: Food, Beverages, Cleaning Products & general Household Products.
This is a high-volume production environment incorporating innovation in the areas of continuous process, filling, packaging, labelling and then onwards distribution & logistics.
The design, development and manufacture of equipment, machines and products that enrich our daily lives. From coffee makers to cement mixers, hand held power tools to high-speed labellers, playground equipment to mass spectrometers.
Often bespoke, innovative and complex in their design, this is a more low-volume environment where Product Design and Quality are paramount and products are innovations; used to solve or overcome a particular challenge.
Traditional Core Engineering often comes back to metal working. Whether that be heavy engineering, foundry work (such as forging and casting) metal fabrications (welding, plating) and precision engineering (with lathes, CNC and CMM).
The UK has often led the way in transportation equipment manufacturing and the development of new Automotive, Aerospace and Rail technologies.
Quality, reliability and safety critical design remain key focus points for any businesses in this area.
Incorporating specialist manufacturing areas such as Advanced Materials, Electronics, Automation, Polymers and Subsea Engineering.
These specialist businesses often require in-depth research & development of new products and product applications before progressing to full scale manufacturing & production.
These are heavy engineering, process plant environments such as those found in the Paper, Chemical, Power Generation and Recycling industries.
Implementation and delivery of projects in these environments are crucial to process continuity and high energy consumption can mean that efficiency improvements can produce excellent cost savings.
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