For many industrial organisations, the digital journey starts with the goal of connecting assets and systems to improve productivity, availability, and reliability.
Agrimech's sales of automated machinery to the UK farming sector have rocketed. So, how is this family business coping with growth, now it is also selling into distant export markets?
The beauty industry has been founded on aesthetics and trends, with environmental impacts not a priority for firms. But, with the climate change crisis firmly upon us, the world and the beauty industry must embrace an eco-friendly future where the grass really is greener.
Technology may sit at the heart of Digital Transformation, but market leaders also see it as an opportunity to drive positive cultural change and improve employee engagement.
The UK is in the top tier of the global aerospace industry, a position it owes in part to the expertise of smaller firms in the supply chain, such as Coventry’s Arrowsmith Engineering. Maddy White reports.
In a quiet suburb on the outskirts of Coventry you will find NP Aerospace, a defence company manufacturing bomb suits, armour plates, ballistic helmets and customised vehicles for the world’s armies and law enforcement agencies. Maddy White visited the site.
With research suggesting artificial intelligence in manufacturing could become mainstream within 24 months, what can manufacturers gain from taking an early adopter approach? Tom Leeson reports.
Innovation is often regarded as the most important driver for business growth, but what is the role of senior management in successfully achieving – and not preventing – scalable and sustainable innovation?
More than two-thirds (67%) of British consumers say they care more about the environmental impact of the goods they buy today, compared to five years ago, but they mainly feel it's the responsibility of manufacturers and producers to tackle the issue.
Steven Barr and Ravi Gidoomal reflect on experiences at the front line of digital, with SME manufacturers and their customers, and discuss the importance of collaboration.