The ability to reprogramme a satellite in orbit is the stuff of science fiction. Nick Peters and Maddy White visited Airbus Defence & Space to find out more about the first ever 'Chameleon’ satellite.
While all of our attention has been diverted to the Boeing Max disasters, should we focus on China, the country that has started making its own planes and is soon to become the world's largest aviation market?
It is becoming increasingly obvious that the process of adopting digital manufacturing technologies – a must-have for improved productivity and output – needs top floor to shop floor buy-in, and delivering that requires deep culture change.
Say ‘fashion in the UK’ and most people will think of London’s bi-annual fashion week and famous designers, rather than actual garment production.
Reeling from a £3.4bn quarterly loss, Jaguar Land Rover is sniffing around ride-share app Addison Lee. Is this what automotive manufacturers need to do to grab a piece of the burgeoning ride-share market?
Despite debating the merits of paperless for the past two decades, very few manufacturing firms have actually adopted an entirely paperless operation. Mark Hughes says it is time to stop talking about it – and start adopting.
The UK is Europe’s leader in space technologies, in both expertise and manufacture. The furore over the UK’s possible exclusion from the EU’s Galileo GPS satellite project has obscured the fact that it is only one of the projects being developed here, as Nick Peters and Maddy White discovered when they visited Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth.
According to statistics released last week from National Grid, Britain has now gone 114 continuous hours without burning coal to generate electricity, smashing the previous record of 90 hours. This is the longest period since the Industrial Revolution and is set to keep on rising.
Accolade Wines is the number one wine company in Australia and the UK by volume, and the fifth largest in the world. See our recent tour in pictures that showcases their excellence.
Artificial intelligence is the technology to transcend them all. It is set to transform design, manufacturing and after-market phases through the entire product life-cycle.