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InBiz: On Their Metal: 22 Nov 12

November 22nd, 2012

Episode 298 of 631 episodes

Peter Day travels to the Midlands to find out how beleaguered manufacturers are coping with the most difficult economy in decades. The region used to be the metal bashing heartland of the country but now manufacturers, service providers and entrepreneurs starting their own companies are all struggling to find a way to keep profitable in an era of low growth. What lessons have been learned over the past five years and how can the past help plan the way forward for the future? Producer: Sandra Kanthal Editor: Jeremy Skeet

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