When thinking of start-ups, the image of tanned Ivy League dropouts developing complicated pieces of software from their unconventional Californian workspaces often springs to mind. But the reality of launching a business – big or small – from scratch can be very different, as is often the case with those starting up manufacturing in the UK. Rita Lobo examines the challenges of taking the first steps in manufacturing.
Autodesk and Taxal recently conducted an in-depth research study into how the Internet of Things is set to transform manufacturing over the coming years. Jonny Williamson catches up with Taxal’s Allan Behrens to go through the findings and the wider implications.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) requires UK companies to connect their manufacturing operations with technology, in order to deliver more agile, responsive and customer-focused outcomes. But what are the specific technologies that British industrialists need to embrace?
Jonny Williamson rounds up the insights from an exclusive digital transformation event hosted by Microsoft at Altitude London.
New projects around the world are bringing us ever closer to the dream of achieving commercially viable fusion power.
In October 2016, Atos and The Manufacturer hosted the second annual co-branded “Transforming Manufacturing, Embracing Digital” roundtable event.
This year's in-depth Annual Manufacturing Report assesses the state of UK manufacturing, looking at everything from skills through to finance, IT and the new technologies of Industry 4.0.
The Manufacturer received a lot of insightful and thought-provoking contributions during 2016. Here’s 12 of the most shared and popular.
The world's largest nuclear fusion project, known as the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, or ITER, has taken another step closer to completion this month.
With high-level maintenance & repair skills seemingly in short supply, executives from Rockwell Automation tell Jonny Williamson how its Services & Solutions can help fill the gap.