The competitiveness and evolving geography of British manufacturing: where is manufacturing tied locally and how might this change?

John Bryson, Jennifer Clark, Rachel Mulhall

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Abstract

The report explores the competitiveness and evolving geography of British manufacturing with a focus on identifying key trends and developments that have the potential to produce a new geography of manufacturing. The key questions are: where is manufacturing tied locally, how might this change, and what are the drivers behind these changes? The report’s conclusion is that manufacturing is at the start of a new industrial revolution that will transform the geography of British manufacturing. This revolution is driven by the emergence of new manufacturing technologies and alterations in the inputs required to manufacture products.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherForesight, Government Office for Science
Number of pages65
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

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