Sports footwear manufacturer, New Balance, has learned the hard way that is generally better for a company to stay out of politics.
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.
Sportswear producer Reebok unveiled its new ‘Liquid Factory’ technology last week which makes use of additive manufacturing to create shoes.
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.
Fred Tongue visited English Fine Cottons in Manchester, a firm looking to re-establish the North West as a cotton spinning colossus.
The Swedish government has proposed to change the country’s consumer cycle from one of a disposable culture of ‘buy, use, throwaway, buy’ to a more rational one of ‘buy, use and repair'.
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.
Two new sewing robots have created the first ever autonomously-sewn garments and are set to cause major disruption in the garment manufacturing industry.
The US Government has provided a win for US-made products and approved preliminary duties following an antidumping ruling against Chinese imports of a particular specialty fabric.