Embracing a service-based approach has been a priority for many manufacturers this year, as it can boost and/or open new revenue streams and help strengthen customer relationships. Here are The Manufacturer’s top servitization stories of the year!
Growing numbers of manufacturing companies are successfully extracting, analysing, visualising their 'big data’ to generate tangible, business-enhancing insights. Read our top data stories to find out how.
Drones have caused chaos at Gatwick airport over the last few days, as it becomes evident that drone security needs to be entirely re-evaluated. But, what can the tech offer to manufacturing businesses?
IoT technologies, enhanced connectivity and artificial intelligence are fundamentally reshaping what it means to manufacture.
GSK has announced it will merge its consumer healthcare unit with Pfizer in a giant deal to create a new business with almost £10bn in annual sales.
Last Month, The Manufacturer attended a panel discussion at the House of Lords which recognised the clear problems that industry faces over achieving more equal gender balance. Recruiting is poor, retention is poor and progress is glacial. Can we ever overcome this?
Earlier this month the world’s most advanced straight-line supersonic car, Bloodhound, was axed due to lack of funding. However today's announcement that a Yorkshire entrepreneur has purchased the project means its future is now secure.
Recently released figures show Gripple had a record-breaking year, with profits in 2017 soaring 21% to £6.5m. But profit isn’t the core driver behind the continued success of this Sheffield-based wire joining solutions manufacturer, 100% employee ownership is. Michael Hodgson explains.
Customers expect more these days. You need to know what they want and when they want it. And then you need to make sure you exceed those expectations.
It may have been released over a month ago but we thought we would delve a little deeper and look at some of the manufacturers that made this year's Harvard Business Review Top 100 Best-Performing CEOs. And we were surprised by what we found.