Research and Development
The Manufacturer was granted a rare look behind the scenes at BAE Systems’ Military Aviation and Information (MAI) division at Samlesbury in Lancashire, to witness the production lines for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and the Eurofighter Typhoon. Nick Peters reports.
A North East England based manufacturing firm has received significant recognition from a top global scientific research agency for its contribution to the development of innovative radio astronomy technology.
Unilever and the Fraunhofer Institute has developed a potentially ground-breaking new technology to combat the hundreds of billions of single-use plastic sachets thrown away globally every year.
A new spacecraft called Archinaut has been revealed by US-based company 'Made in Space', promising to revolutionize space construction.
The first large passenger aircraft domestically produced in China undertook its maiden flight last week.
Self-driving vehicles have been talked about for some time now and, as most people in the manufacturing industry know, the main causes of delay are due to safety and regulatory concerns.
Sandvik Coromant has announced the signing of a strategic research agreement with California-based innovation centre, PARC (a subsidiary of Xerox), to develop more intelligent, digital manufacturing capabilities.
A new natural hemp skateboard line is to be launched as a Kickstarter project today by cutting edge skate brand, Rolkaz Collective.
Over five days last week, Hannover Messe served as a global hub for every sector and technology involved in the digitisation of industry. The Manufacturer recaps the highlights.
The UK's newest fusion reactor, ST40, was switched on last week, and has already managed to achieve 'first plasma'.