Globally, disengaged employees result in more than half a trillion dollars in lost productivity annually. Worryingly, more than a quarter (26%) of the UK workforce describe themselves as being ‘actively disengaged’.
Innovation represents the most important driver for business growth and competitive advantage, yet manufacturers routinely face challenges around how to successfully manage the process.
Utilising marketing techniques is essential if you wish to expand your brand.
Growing numbers of enterprises are using immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality to deliver better efficiency, productivity and safety, with augmented rather than full virtual, expected to lead the way.
The world’s largest glass manufacturer Owens-Illinois (O-I), has announced a new technology enabling it to customise bottles at industrial speeds via digital printing.
The amount of rubbish in our Oceans has become a critical issue for the well-being of the planet. According to the World Economic Forum, unless things change, by 2050 the oceans are expected to contain more plastics than fish (by weight).
Reconditioned robots could offer more cost effective ways to automate repetitive processes, enabling manufacturers to run more efficient operations, save money and upskill the workforce.
Additive manufacturing could help prevent corneal blindness in the future, and this is not the first example of AM revolutionising the medical industry.
Located opposite the Olympic Stadium in London’s east end is Britain’s oldest original salmon curer, H. Forman & Son. The Manufacturer went to Stratford to taste and learn how to best produce smoked salmon.
Drones are perhaps more typically used for commercial or recreational purposes. However one British based company, BioCarbon Engineering, is using the technology to help restore the environment.