South West Manufacturing Barometer – April 2023
The story in the South West…
In addition to the national report, this version has been created using responses from businesses across the South West of England to:
- highlight the current position of regional manufacturing
- show how this differs from the national picture
Special Focus: Future Growth and Investment Plans
Many firms are seeing their customer base continuing to adapt and change as a result of current market conditions. However, despite ongoing challenges around inflation, supply chain disruption, rising costs, and skills shortages, many respondents also shared more optimistic investment plans in last quarter’s Barometer publication.
The regional results are now in!
Read about the priority areas of investment for South West-based manufacturing firms, and the steps they are taking to mitigate current risks and maximise future growth here.