Maintenance & Productivity
John Reid took over Michelin’s ailing Dundee tyre plant in 2010 and not only saved it from closure, but turned it into a world-leader. He told Editor-at-large Nick Peters how he did it.
In an effort to resolve a lengthy backlog in the delivery of its spare parts, from September, Mercedes-Benz is going make 30 different plastic spare parts for its cargo trucks available to 3D print.
The iconic Route 66 in the United States is set to become a forerunner for the potential highways of the future.
The GE Renewable Energy offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France, will soon complete the manufacture of its first commercial series of Haliade Offshore wind turbine nacelles (housings).
A new initiative to promote Lancashire as the UK’s number one aerospace cluster will be launched at the Farnborough International Airshow next week, when the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Lancashire County Council (LCC) join together as ‘Aerospace Lancashire’.
igus has embedded Industry 4.0 technologies into its motion products in order to create intelligent smart plastics, designed to offer manufacturers increased plant availability.
Universal Robots, a market leading producer of cobots, the emerging new class of industrial robots that can work outside of safety enclosures alongside employees, has chosen to expand it's US presence with a new 3,000+ sq ft West Coast base in Irvine, CA.
Global construction and programme management consultancy, Turner & Townsend, has acquired operational excellence specialist, Suiko in a move that paves the way for it to extend the benefits of lean thinking to companies in the construction sector.
General Electric (GE) has been recognised by the Guinness Book of Records for powering the world’s most efficient combined-cycle power plant.
ABB is to supply energy-efficient, low-voltage power distribution solutions to COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes), the new car manufacturing facilities of Renault-Nissan and Daimler’s strategic Mexican joint venture with the aim of reducing energy consumption by up to 20%.