With manufacturers intently focused on the technology element of Industry 4.0, the workforce management company Kronos believes that maximum benefit can only be achieved if equal attention is paid to the people operating it. Nick Peters reports.
Senior figures from across the UK manufacturing landscape discussed the trends, technologies and influences that are transforming the future of industry during the UK’s largest event of its kind, The Manufacturer's Annual Leaders Conference 2016.
An Australian plastics scientist has won the inaugural Prime Minister's Prize for New Innovators for creating a process that allows manufacturers to replace glass components with light-weight plastic.
United Parcel Service (UPS) announced last month that it plans to expand its recently developed on-demand 3D printing service for its Asian network and customers.
The Manufacturer and Atos recently hosted their second annual roundtable event, bringing together leaders from across industry to discuss how the UK can better embrace digital manufacturing technologies.
Yesterday was the Servitization 2016 Conference, an annual event delivered by The Manufacturer Thought Leadership Network. Below is a recap of the day's presentations, which offered real-world examples of the benefits of a service-based business model and the growth companies can derive from embracing it.
The Manufacturer Thought Leadership Network has been relaunched after many months of continuous development. We are delighted to be sharing our new online network with members past, present and new, and are confident the network is bigger and better than its predecessor.
The Manufacturer has revealed the shortlisted companies for this year’s prestigious TMMX Awards.
Samsung is reportedly in advanced talks to buy Magneti Marelli, the auto components manufacturing arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Connected devices, Smart Factory, Industry 4.0, Connected Factory, IoT, IIoT - there's a lot of buzz around these relatively new but basically interchangeable ideas.