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18/09/2014
UK manufacturing growth holds up, but orders weaken – CBI

The UK's manufacturers had a mixed month in September, with production continuing to rise steadily but order books deteriorating, according to the CBI's latest Industrial Trends Survey.

The survey revealed that output growth remained solid in the last quarter and is expected to strengthen further in the coming three months. But firms saw total order books fall below "normal" levels, and export order books worsened significantly, and are now at their weakest since January 2013. ...
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10/09/2014

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Engineering Design Show 2014

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Cheaper 3D printed parts

20/08/2014

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3D shapes from sketches

18/08/2014

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10/09/2014

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Being clear about clarity

11/09/2014

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10/09/2014

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03/09/2014

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14/08/2014

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11/07/2014

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