The Manufacturer's editorial director, Nick Peters, reports on the multi-faceted problems assailing the car industry.
As the UK marks the end of its first ‘lost decade’ of productivity, the imperative for policymakers, business leaders and manufacturers is clear — how do we prevent another one?
An advanced teaching and research facility which engages directly with industry and provides students with real-world experience on live, engineering-related projects has been officially launched at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).
“The devil might be in the detail – but God is in the system.” Dr Paul Stead interviews Hugo Spowers, founder and CEO of Riversimple Movement - the 18 year-old Anglo-Welsh mobility start-up with ambitious plans to change the world.
Less than one-quarter (22%) of UK energy managers working in manufacturing say hitting sustainability targets is their number one business priority, according to new data.
UK manufacturing is thriving ‐ despite economic and political uncertainty. British businesses are among the most innovative in the world, investing significant sums into R&D and embracing new technologies to compete on the global stage.
The British company behind the cutting-edge wheels fitted to some of the world’s leading performance vehicle brands, including Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, Lamborghini and the Jaguar F-Type, is embarking on an ambitious growth and development strategy:
PP Control & Automation is reaping the benefits of an initiative designed to get the supply chain ready for new opportunities.
Industrial businesses across the Sheffield City Region are holding back on investment in productivity-improving technologies such as robotics and automation because of poor access to funding, skills and hands-on ‘demonstrators’.
The world has drastically changed for discrete manufacturing, and only now are many organisations realising that they haven’t driven sufficient innovation in their supply chains to respond to these challenges.