The latest of The Manufacturer’s Directors Forum dinners held recently in Sheffield, discussed what changing legislation and Brexit could mean for British manufacturers.
February is National Heart Month and highlights the importance of having the essential skills and confidence to help save lives.
There are a number of R&D funding tax relief programmes for UK manufacturers of all sizes, as Rem Noormohamed and Sam Dooley, from international law firm, DWF LLP, explain.
Businesses tight on production capacity look to manufacturing efficiency improvements as a means of boosting output. Ian Jack, business development manager at Datawright, discusses improvements to speed up production.
Digitisation and connectivity are driving the fourth industrial revolution, but as Helen Saunders explains, manufacturers need to embrace cybersecurity to ensure physical assets and intellectual property are adequately protected from theft and attack.
If you’ve been running your own business for some time, you can easily get into the habit of using certain methods. Whether it is the suppliers that you use or your marketing strategy, if you are short of time or simply forget to schedule time in, it can get missed.
To fully exploit the potential of connected digital technologies, manufacturers need to consider the whole lifecycle of a product: from initial design and prototyping through to full-scale production and beyond to servicing. Prof Darek Ceglarek introduces the concepts.
A UK specialist in electrical control systems, cable harnesses and sub-contract manufacturing solutions has launched a major promotional campaign to help it boost sales and target new markets in 2017.
Energy provider E.ON is evolving. Tony Cocker explains the ambition and partnerships behind the transformation.
Manufacturers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) need to collaborate even more closely if they want to realise significant mutual growth. Chris Fenton, managing director of Industrial & Transport for Wincanton plc, explains why.