Lighting controls expert welcomes boost to UK manufacturing sector

Lighting controls expert welcomes boost to UK manufacturing sector

The latest Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) has revealed that UK manufacturers are continuing to enjoy growth throughout the beginning of 2014, after an 18-year high in November 2013.

The sector has seen an increase in both outputs and new orders, with levels above average throughout December and January. The firm that compiles the PMI says that there is reported improved demand from the domestic market and rising levels of new business from overseas.

This growth has been reflected in the sector’s employment figures, with jobs increasing for the ninth consecutive month.BG Energy Solutions, a building controls specialist that delivers energy-efficient turn-key solutions, has been following these reports of sector development with interest.

Duncan Biggins, Managing Director of the boiler controls expert, says: “As an energy management specialist, we have seen first-hand the growing global interest in energy-efficient solutions. The demand for low-carbon products is only going to develop as manufacturers decide to access the significant cost-saving benefits of these technologies.”

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