While the digital revolution disrupting manufacturing has grabbed most of the headlines, revolutionary engineering processes are being developed that could have an equally profound impact on the sector.
The race is on to implement digital transformation projects at scale, yet the majority of manufacturing organisations are finding scaling to be a bigger hurdle than getting the ball rolling. Rehana Khanam, partner at McKinsey & Company, advises on how to escape 'pilot purgatory'.
The global population is projected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Ensuring an adequate, sustainable and secure supply of food is one of the great issues of our time. Maddy White reports on how automation could solve the question of how to feed the planet.
Paul Stead still can’t believe just how inept politicians are when it comes to the value-add that creativity brings! So, as a small counterbalance to a world of candyfloss commentary and value-free advice he shares some hard-earned, real-world tips on documentation, team working – and creativity.
Things are shifting, things are always shifting though. Cars, buses, ships and planes are now becoming electric, autonomous and part of intelligent, connected operations.
The University of Sheffield has opened three new multi-million pound research centres today in the region, with the aim to further boost the city’s reputation as a hub for advanced engineering.
Arc Vehicle has revealed that it will release its first new electric motorcycle, the Vector, at the Milan motorcycle show (EICMA) next month.
Coventry-based manufacturer, Aurrigo is playing the largest role in the world’s first ever multi-connected and autonomous vehicle demonstration today (10 Oct).
Each month we will be profiling three Industry 4.0 leaders who are driving forward the IIoT in their respective businesses and leading the charge towards digital transformation.
A new report investigating the strength of US manufacturing and specifically the defense sector has detailed an "unprecedented set of challenges" that have left the entire industrial base "under threat".