A British Army veteran turned Paralympian has gained a competitive edge over his fellow sportsmen thanks to a revolutionary technology devised by a Bristol-based team of digital engineers.
Manufacturing supply chains are at a pivot point. Optimisation is moving from node to network, planning and decision frequency is changing from periodic to real-time and the supply chain itself is evolving from ‘one-size-fits-all’ to a market segment size of one.
Upcoming developments such as AI and deep learning, internet of things-enabled equipment and augmented/virtual reality might be revolutionary - but the high cost of entry means they are off limits to most medium manufacturers for now.
The under-representation of women in manufacturing is an issue that is rightly being addressed through efforts to recruit more young women into frontline manufacturing careers in engineering and production.
The winners of The Manufacturer MX Awards 2019 represent the very best of the UK manufacturing industry. They were honoured at a ceremony in Liverpool on 14 November.
The Manufacturer's annual awards for the 100 most inspirational individuals working in UK industry have been announced at a gala reception at Exhibition Centre Liverpool.
How do organisations achieve digital transformation and high levels of automation without neglecting the need to deliver instant profitability? How is it possible to keep employees fully engaged and on-side through the transition to smart technologies?
Digital twins enable organisations to develop an overarching digital model of their production process, from initial developmental stages through to the subsequent manufacturing and distribution stages.
When it comes to keeping up with the pace of change, the race Team’s infrastructure has to be able to move at the speed of the sport.
The Manufacturer is building the world’s best manufacturing show – and you’re invited, says show director James Smith.