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.
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 CEO of Ford Motor Company has called on the US Government to reconsider planned fuel economy targets for future automobile production.
With Donald Trump now sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America, questions remain as to how the new administration will implement its manufacturing and trade policies and what impact these will have.
Every Dutch electric train on the national railway now runs on 100% wind power after NS Dutch Railways partnered with energy company Eneco to use its wind turbines to generate the energy needed to power the nation's electric trains.
London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has halted production of the new, Thomas Heatherwick-designed, double-decker Routemaster buses.