Nanotechnology

New technologies shape UK manufacturing: 3D Printing and nanotech

RBS

The countries’ smartest scientific brains are working relentlessly to develop new technologies and prepare them for commercial application. Peter Russell, head of RBS manufacturing and industrials, takes a look at two technologies with the potential to turn business models upside down and explains why UK manufacturers need to get involved now.

Who’s heading where in manufacturing?

Posted on 23 Nov 2011 by

UK APPOINTMENTS

The Board of Directors of Tata Sons unanimously recommended Mr. Cyrus P. Mistry as deputy chairman. He will work with Mr. Ratan N. Tata over the next year and take over from him when Mr. Tata retires in December 2012. This is as per the unanimous recommendation of the Selection Committ…

Export strategy: Details of the CBI’s plans to boost exports

Posted on 21 Nov 2011 by

A new report by the CBI and Ernst & Young asks the Government to reform its exports strategy so that companies, especially SMEs, can capitalise on new export markets more effectively than they are currently doing.

‘Winning overseas: boosting business export performance’ urges the Gover…

IMechE reveals finalists for Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2012

The IMechE's MX Awards 2010
Posted on 18 Nov 2011 by

The finalists for The Institution of Mechanical Engineers Manufacturing Excellence (MX) Awards have been announced.

The final shortlist of the IMechE’s MX Awards reveal some familiar manufacturing high achievers, as well as some new entries to the awards programme.

Entries from across the s…

New £1m engineering prize revealed

David Cameron
Posted on 17 Nov 2011 by

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering was launched today, with leaders from all the main political parties in attendance to praise the new award.

The £1 million prize will be awarded every two years in the name of Her Majesty the Queen. It will go to an individual or team of up to three people, of an…