Competitiveness

3 February 2016

Dow Chemical reports 16% slump in annual sales

Ahead of its merger with DuPont, the US chemicals giant reported sales of $48.8bn and what it called an all-time record in terms of operating earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of $9.6bn, up 3%.  Read more

2 February 2016

UK growth slips at start of year

Economic growth weakened in the three months to January, with modest expectations ahead for the next quarter, the Confederation of British Industry Indicator survey said.  Read more

29 January 2016

Chemson invests in future talent

The apprentices will be based at the firm's Wallsend facility where they will undergo a four-year training programme in a variety of roles from maintenance and research to production and logistics planning.  Read more

29 January 2016

GŁnther technology helps Bruder play

Germany-based Bruder is using Günther’s hot runner technology to make moving four-component "model-sized" toy figures that can sit, kneel and also grasp with their hands due to their integrated joints.  Read more