In this week’s edition of ZenootTV Weekly:
Matt Chilton brings us up to date with the latest news from our sector: Gordon Murray, the creator of the legendary 90s supercar, the Mclaren F1, has taken the game to new heights with the unveiling of his new T50 supercar. We hear from the man himself. There are signs that the food industry is gearing up for a post-Brexit future, with investment by Tulip in re-opening its Bromworth pork processing facility. And TSP Engineering wins a £30m contract from Sellafield, amid indications that there is a growing opportunity for UK engineering firms to win new business from the nuclear sector. We show you how.
Rachel Sparkhall of Midas Pattern describes the company’s successful attainment of carbon net zero in its manufacturing processes. She talks about the ambition behind the move, the benefits the company gets from it, and offers other manufacturers encouragement that achieving carbon goals now could well put you ahead of the game when legislation to enforce the government’s carbon goals starts to bite in earnest. (06:11)
Martin Chilcott, CEO of Manufacture 2030, praises what Midas Pattern has done and says they are setting an example that the rest of UK manufacturing should examine carefully. He says it’s not just legislation that will force companies to act but pressure from larger customers whose institutional investors are beginning to demand carbon net zero manufacturing. (17.07)