Several MACH 2016 exhibitors offered visitors the chance to shake hands with a ‘cobot’ – advanced collaborative robots which work alongside human counterparts.
The 3D printing revolution is finally starting to move out of R&D and design labs, and into the manufacturing mainstream.
Machine tools are the cornerstone of the UK manufacturing industry, used directly and indirectly in every sector from aerospace to oil & gas. Victoria Fitzgerald caught up with Group Product Manager Europe at Yamazaki Mazak, Alan Mucklow, to get his take on the sector’s health.
Industry and commerce will be profoundly affected by five megatrends that will radically change the world as we know it, according to the visionaries at Schneider Electric. Ruari McCallion met them at the Life is On: Innovation Summit in Paris.
Luke Benton, managing director of MNB Precision, spoke to Jonny Williamson about the benefits of embracing a manufacturing services-based philosophy.
Computational Fluid Dynamics have played a vital role in driving Red Bull Racing to a successful first decade. Jonny Williamson headed to Milton Keynes to learn more.
Advanced and composites materials are becoming increasingly common. Ruari McCallion looks into the state of this particular union in the UK.
Victoria Fitzgerald met with Mike Adams, CEO of HiETA, at the opening of the firm’s purpose built technology centre in Bristol, to discuss the endless possibilities of additive manufacturing.
Contributing editor, Malcolm Wheatley, examines additive manufacturing and the knock-on effects as it transitions into the mainstream.
Will tomorrow’s factories be lights-out operations populated entirely by machines or will automation enable new heights of productivity? Ruari McCallion presses a few buttons.