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.
In October 2016, Atos and The Manufacturer hosted the second annual co-branded “Transforming Manufacturing, Embracing Digital” roundtable event.
US e-commerce and web services company Amazon has announced plans this week to build a new hub for aerial cargo deliveries.
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.
One of the UK’s leading forces in autonomous vehicles, RDM Group, has invested in its first international facility in a bid to tap into a $90bn global opportunity.
It has been announced that Japanese car giant, Nissan, is planning to use London as its European autonomous vehicle testing ground.