Cisco, the largest IT networking company in the world, is helping manufacturers around the globe bring the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to life. Vikas Butaney explains to Jonny Williamson how to get connected.
The Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 - or the fourth industrial revolution - is well under way and the good news is: it need not involve a massive capital outlay. Ruari McCallion reports.
John Reid took over Michelin’s ailing Dundee tyre plant in 2010 and not only saved it from closure, but turned it into a world-leader. He told Editor-at-large Nick Peters how he did it.
Some parts of the manufacturing sector are facing an existential crisis thanks to an ageing workforce and insufficient young engineers enter the system. One company owner thinks he has the solution. Editor-at-large Nick Peters reports.
Ruari McCallion highlights some of the companies successfully adapting to the possibilities offered by the Internet of Things.
Additive manufacturing specialist, KWSP has applied high performance, reverse engineering to help bring an Alfa Romeo Tipo back to life.
Anyone in the market for an ERP system needs to get to grips with every last detail of functionality before placing their order, warns Malcolm Wheatley. Mistakes can be costly.
Britain’s Bravest Manufacturing Company is helping ex-service men and women find their way back to civilian life through manufacturing. Fred Tongue finds out how.
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.