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‘On Shoring’ – The New Buzz Word

‘On Shoring’ – The New Buzz Word

The manufacturing sector in the UK economy today accounts for 12% of the national output falling from a peak of 46% in 1948. However it is  still worth £400 billion pa (ONS ,2019). The focus shift in this Post-War period has been from a UK manufacturing sector...

ABM keep hitting manufacturing goals in 2022

ABM keep hitting manufacturing goals in 2022

The next 3 months at ABM promise to be both exciting and extremely busy as numerous milestones are passed at hyper speed. Since moving into the new factory at Holmes Chapel in November ABM have built a world class team for R&D and the manufacture of bespoke...

ABM’s Manufacture of Pouch Cell Tabs

ABM’s Manufacture of Pouch Cell Tabs

Avocet Steel has formed Avocet Battery Materials ltd (ABM) as its UK based Centre of Excellence for the manufacture of pouch cell tabs for lithium ion battery power units for Evs and other applications. ABM has been established to meet the twin challenges within the...

Just in Time

Just in Time

Oh No! A Fragility Foretold,lean both ways. Most people today working in manufacturing industry, retail or distribution take lean manufacturing and the "just in time" system of stock control and material supply for granted.As far as they are aware its always been done...

Battery Tabs – ‘Little bits of metal’

Battery Tabs – ‘Little bits of metal’

In those far off days when The Royal Navy in oak built Frigates and Ships of the Line commanded by fearless and duty bound young men controlled the world’s oceans there arose a common saying amongst the cut throat crew below decks. – “don’t spoil the ship for a...

Electric Shock

Electric Shock

In 2020 the UK produced 1.8 million internal combustion engines in both diesel and petrol formats, the majority of which were exported back into the EU. As recently as 2017 Jaguar Land Rover opened its £1 billion state of the art engine factory in Wolverhampton. Since...

Europe’s Green Supply Chain

Europe’s Green Supply Chain

Europes latest Giga plant project is Italvolt, a 45 GWH lithium ion battery factory in Northern Italy. Described as a small contributor to the European supply chain for batteries, their vision is to produce sufficient units to power 550,000 vehicles per year initially...

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