St Neots manufacturers take to the road

ST NEOTS Manufacturing Club will be venturing outside the town for its meeting next Friday (January 22) which will be hosted by the Institute for Manufacturing in Cambridge University s West Cambridge Campus. The IfM will give a presentation, and there wi

ST NEOTS Manufacturing Club will be venturing outside the town for its meeting next Friday (January 22) which will be hosted by the Institute for Manufacturing in Cambridge University's West Cambridge Campus.

The IfM will give a presentation, and there will be a tour of the new Alan Reese Building at the end of the programme.

The keynote speaker is to be the chief economist at the Engineering Employers' Federation, Lee Hopley, who wrote a recent report on the future of manufacturing.

His paper argues that the UK needs to build a more balanced economy on a secure manufacturing base, rather that over-reliance on the services and the financial sectors.

The meeting will also hear reports on the school visits programme by students talking the new engineering diploma, strongly supported by the club members. Also on the

agenda is the proposal from the Business Continuity Working Group on a scheme to

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