Running a manufacturing business often means that you’ll frequently need to make investment decisions.
Smart employers know the value of a well-trained and engaged work force, but getting that training is often easier said than done, particularly when you’ve got a million other pressing concerns that need your attention.
Recent forecasts (Hatch Consulting Group) estimate that global demand for steel could grow by a third – nearly 500m tons – by 2030, mainly driven by construction, infrastructure, automotive, energy and capital goods. So why do we hear so much negative news about this vital industry, and how can it return to profitability?
Editorial director, Nick Peters chats to Kylene Zenk, of Kronos, all about Industry 4.0 and how it will affect employee engagement.
Santander is supporting the UK automotive sector by mounting a new trade initiative to help UK manufacturers to access the Mexican automotive sector. Peter Osborne reports.
Supply chain technology is evolving to combine disparate streams of readily available data to enable active, dynamic decision-making that reduces network latency, boosts competitiveness, increases supply chain resiliency and protects profit margins. Fabrizio Brasca reports.
Pressure to develop skilled new engineers and technicians would be eased if more girls and young women took STEM subjects at school and went on to pursue technical careers. UKESF scholar Emma Curati-Alasonatti reflects on her experiences as an engineer.
Co-Production International (CPI) has announced its next factory tour to Tijuana, Mexico, coming up this March 16th.
Space is taking off in Britain, so what can the nation’s aerospace industry learn from Florida’s example? Quite a lot, as Destin Wells, business development manager for Aviation & Aerospace at Enterprise Florida, explains.
Organisations of all sizes can respond to changes in the market and adapt in line with them, if they have an agile approach to their business, as Autodesk’s Diego Tamburini explains.