Workforce and skills
Launched by Autodesk and The Manufacturer – and supported by key partners, the Future of British Manufacturing Initiative takes a hands-on approach to enabling British design and manufacturing companies to respond to the challenges of trends the likes of Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things.
Diego Tamburini, manufacturing industry strategist at Autodesk, explores how new processes make product development and innovation better and faster.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has outlined the risks that leaving the European Union could have on the UK engineering sector, including increased skills shortages and uncertainties over areas such as research funding.
The Turnbull Government has announced that the next generation of Australian submarines will be built at the Adelaide shipyard, with DCNS of France selected as the preferred international partner for the design of 12 future submarines.
One of Europe’s leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies, Unipart Group has scored 100% in the ‘Business in the Community 2016 Corporate Responsibility Index’ - the UK’s leading benchmark of responsible business.
Rockwell Automation has provided recommendations for taking Industry 4.0 hype and transforming it into a Connected Enterprise reality.
Leading manufacturer of passive fire protection and insulation products, Advanced Industrial Solutions is expanding its global reach after signing a distribution deal in Canada.
Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering judges and trustees have called on world governments to protect education spend in order to produce the next generation of engineers.
Industrial automation has been around for decades, but up until recently its use in indoor agriculture has been minimal.
Crestron Electronics announced this month that it will expand its building and home automation technology business with the development of a new new campus in Plano, Texas just outside of Dallas.