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Romanian carmaker Dacia enjoyed unprecedented growth in the first quarter of 2019. The car firm, partly owned by the Renault Group, saw production rise to 97,231 units, increasing the company's market share by 3.7% within the EU... Read more

A recent report has shown a huge rise in profits for construction firms in Poland in the past year. The report, entitled The Construction Market in Poland 2019-2025, and published by research firm Spectis, has shown that, in 2018, large and... Read more

According to a recently published report about the European acetone market, it was equal to 1.356 million tonnes in 2013. The largest country market within the region was Germany, which in 2013 accounted for a share of 39% of the total in volume... Read more

Shockingly, 79% of automation distributors do not believe their customers understand the safety requirements of installing a collaborative robot. That’s according to the results of the Global Robotics Report... Read more

The volume of patent applications filed by UK businesses in Europe has risen again – further evidence of sustained investment in innovation activity. Read more

Under the theme Driving Prosperity the report outlines the Volvo Group’s strategy and the activities that contributed to making 2018 a record year in terms of sales and profitability. The report also highlights the Volvo Group’s strong position... Read more

The majority of business leaders across Europe see the introduction of government and industry regulations as enablers for success. Read more

The total value of construction contracts awarded in the UK in 2018 was £61.6 billion, representing a decrease of 13.1% on the previous year. Read more

According to a report from ABI Research, Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) are making their way into mines and construction sites. Read more

At the 13th annual European Bioplastics Conference, held in Berlin on 5 December, the association presented its annual market update which confirmed the global bioplastics industry was still on a stable growth path. Read more

According to figures released by Eurostat yesterday, industrial production in the Eurozone picked up in October compared to the previous month's slump. Read more

With the end of the year in sight, it's interesting to look back and review what has been new in the world of printed electronics in the last 12 months. Read more

This year, Epicor delivered its second Global Growth Index, and discovered that around the globe, manufacturing businesses are showing healthy signs of growth. Read more

The skills shortage in UK manufacturing is causing uncertainty around the future of the industry, new research from the Professional Division of Miele has found. Read more

The Polish economy is the eighth largest in the EU and the biggest among the former Soviet states. Its nominal GDP is $571.320 million in 2017, the 23rd largest in the world, making a nominal GDP per capita of $15,050. Read more

It’s been a year of ‘firsts’ for the approval of novel classes of drug in Europe, Sarah Houlton reports. Read more


It may surprise some, but Poland's furniture assembly lines have made the country a production powerhouse, the fourth biggest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Read more

The residential and building sector accounts for more than 40% of the final energy consumption in the EU.  Energy consumption, and the subsequent carbon dioxide emissions, grow as this sector expands. Read more

A joint study from industry analysts Barbour ABI and the Construction Products Association has shown that London’s homebuilders are being outpaced by the rest of the UK. Read more

The value of new UK construction contracts in July reached £4.6 billion, a 6.5 per cent increase compared to June and the first month to see growth since March. However, the two largest sectors, residential and infrastructure, continued their slump. Read more

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