Intelligent use of real-time data is critical to successful industrial digitalisation. However, ensuring that data flows effectively is just as critical to success. Todd Gurela explains the importance of getting your manufacturing network right.
What do chewing gum, lasers, and lines in the sand have in common? They are all a part of the story of the barcode, the 44-year-old technology that changed the modern economy.
Given that the Brexit debate has been fixated on issues such as the backstop, customs union and single market, businesses have perhaps overlooked one particular element of our relationship with the EU that may cause them a headache right now. Intriguingly, government seems to have overlooked it as well.
With cyber security becoming increasingly critical for survival, half of IT decision-makers say that budget constraints are hindering efforts to protect their organisation’s networks.
Embracing the skills of the future is fundamental to business’ innovation, though integrating this into everyday learning is no easy task. One company has created a modular robot that aims to transform the way we learn, from programming to problem-solving.
The last month in manufacturing has certainly not succumbed to January blues; industry has remained buoyant and resilient despite challenges faced. This has been reflected in much of the Editorial team's latest news, features and analysis.
Six years ago, Sanjeev Gupta stepped in where many brave business people have tried and failed. His mission? To make steel manufacturing in the UK profitable once again. And he is succeeding.
In 2019, the manufacturing trends to watch include a growing need for higher skillsets among manufacturing professionals, increased pressure to embrace new set lean practices driven by Industry 4.0, and new expectations in customer experience. By Gordon Styles, president and CEO of Star Rapid.
If your company recently adopted IoT solutions to improve the capability and functionality of its products, you’re likely already thinking ahead to the next steps: determining the value of these solutions and gauging their success.
The price of plastics is volatile – not only because it depends heavily on the price of oil, but also because it’s affected by other market conditions.