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Industrial Strategy: a positive start

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The Prime Minister’s Industrial Strategy is a step in the right direction towards a more collaborative future in which government will be working hand-in-hand with British industry to support their long-term interests. However, proof of its efficacy will lie in its delivery, as Caroline Milton explains.

Engaging millennials to fuel innovation

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The emergence of Industry 4.0 means all manufacturers eager to to grow this year will be under greater pressure to innovate their way to success. Ivan Seselji, CEO of cloud-based process management (BPM) software provider, Promapp Solutions – reports.

Turbulent times demand fresh supply chain thinking

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2016 has been one of surprise and turmoil for UK manufacturers with largely unexpected outcomes in both the EU referendum and the US presidential elections. These geopolitical events contributed to an unprecedented level of uncertainty surrounding international trading relationships, as Dom Tribe explains.

Automotive engineering clusters: driving innovation

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Autonomous vehicles may be making most of the headlines in the world of automotive engineering, but behind the scenes, collaboration rather than autonomy is proving to be the road to successful automotive innovation. Jonathan Wilkins looks at some of the most exciting automotive engineering clusters around the world.