How do you summarise the takeaways from 186 interactive roundtable discussions, more than a dozen keynote talks, two panel discussions and countless conversations at the coffee station? Here are my own highlights from the two days.
Digitalistion is transforming the very DNA of manufacturing and business leaders must implement significant changes if they are to maximise the benefits and retain and grow market share.
Aston Martin Lagonda has officially opened its second manufacturing plant in the UK, signalling “a huge vote of confidence” in British automotive industry – according to the carmaker’s group president.
Can the leadership qualities and teamwork developed in the US Navy's elite Top Gun fighter squadron make a difference to productivity and prosperity in UK manufacturing? A former Top Gun commander passionately believes they can.
Urgency around the green agenda has in recent months escalated, and with people from all walks of life scrambling to ensure their carbon footprint is reduced in line with intergovernmental treaties, the pressure on energy-intensive industries to fall in line is rapidly increasing too.
Direct to Consumer (DTC) sales is a growing phenomenon, disrupting traditional goods-to-market approaches by allowing manufacturers to sell direct, usually through their own online sales channels, instead of via wholesalers, retailers and other third parties.
The enduring challenge for manufacturers today is the task of attracting new talent, while ensuring those already within the organisation feel they have the opportunity to grow and progress.
Ralf Schulze took to the main stage at Manufacturing Leaders' Summit 2019 to share the best practices HCL Technologies has jointly learned with its customers regarding innovating and scaling digital.
A vision for how Britain can become the leader on delivering sustainable growth has been set out in a new manifesto published by the country’s largest manufacturing exporter, the chemical and pharmaceutical sector.
A consortium of partners are embarking on a project to refine the basic science of electron-beam welding over traditional welding techniques, something that could drive down production times in civil nuclear assemblies by as much as 85%.