METALL Panel Webinar: The Manufacturing Outlook

On 22 April 2021, the METALL forum hosted an online panel webinar to discuss the state of the manufacturing sector, listen to industry experts and manufacturers, and talk about what the future may hold for the sector.

Topics covered:

  • State of the sector: Chris Beck, Editor at Manufacturing Management, provides an overview of how the sector looks today, and offers his thoughts on how things may change over the next 6-12 months.
  • View from the frontline: Kathy Caton from Brighton Gin and Alan Edmonds from SI Protech discuss how they’ve coped and adapted to COVID and Brexit, and what the future holds for them.
  • Questions answered: The panel includes experts from MHA Carpenter Box, DMH Stallard and Coast to Capital, answering questions around contracts, trading, funding and other topical issues for the sector.

If you were unable to attend the webinar, you can watch the full video below:

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