Recent forecasts (Hatch Consulting Group) estimate that global demand for steel could grow by a third – nearly 500m tons – by 2030, mainly driven by construction, infrastructure, automotive, energy and capital goods. So why do we hear so much negative news about this vital industry, and how can it return to profitability?
It is a formula as old as business itself – the bribe, the backhander that greases the wheels of commerce. Rolls-Royce has recently learned to its great cost, however, that nowadays it is also a ticket to massive fines and reputational damage.
Santander is supporting the UK automotive sector by mounting a new trade initiative to help UK manufacturers to access the Mexican automotive sector. Peter Osborne reports.
Founder and CEO of Brompton Bicycles, Will Butler-Adams OBE, has criticised the country’s pervasive pessimism towards Brexit, describing concerns as being “overrated”.
General Motors (GM) has today announced that it’s Opel/Vauxhall subsidiary will be sold to Peugeot and Citroën owner, PSA Group, for €1.3bn.
US-based automaker General Motors (GM) today announced plans to sell off its 'Opel' and 'Vauxhall' subsidiaries.
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.
Jonny Williamson rounds up the insights from an exclusive digital transformation event hosted by Microsoft at Altitude London.
Professor Andy Neely takes a look at the five key issues manufacturing industry leaders should focus on if they want to survive in the age of digital disruption.
In October 2016, Atos and The Manufacturer hosted the second annual co-branded “Transforming Manufacturing, Embracing Digital” roundtable event.