Advances in technologies such as cloud-based high-performance computing, AI, and machine learning are leading us closer to a “push-button manufacturing.” future, but despite these advances, the fact remains that design and manufacturing are largely disconnected. Autodesk's Diego Tamburini explains how to break down the siloes.
The continued push towards better efficiency and streamlined workflows has allowed manufacturing companies in the UK to optimize parts of their factory lines.
Dr Peter Colman explains that when it comes to innovation, smart companies design the product around the price.
‘Failure to prevent’ is an increasingly important concept in terms of UK corporate liability. Now the Criminal Finance Bill 2017 adds a new angle – tax evasion. Lucinda Hallan looks at the issues.
Interconnected systems are already commonplace in British homes, and very soon they will be a reality in industry, says FORCAM’s Andrew Steele.
Today’s products are typically more complex than ever before. Innovative new designs must leverage a combination of mechanical, electrical, software, and connectivity.
Is your business fulfilling its growth potential or is it lacking dynamism? Design and ‘design thinking’ are highly effective tools that drive sales, enhance products and services, boost channels and add real value to brands – they are a proven means of innovation and growth. Paul Stead examines the opportunities.
Orgalime is the pan-European trade association that represents the interests of many UK-based manufacturers. This June, its twice-yearly General Assembly will be held in the UK.
Supporting apprenticeships as a path into industry has never been more important. Professor John Perkins, chair of the Education and Skills Panel at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) explains why.
Salop Design & Engineering has taken a proactive approach to the country’s skills shortage, and is urging other manufacturers to follow suit.