Xaar won the Innovation and Design category at last year’s The Manufacturer MX Awards. Peter Osborne finds out why they entered and what they got out of it.
Experts cite various challenges for businesses to overcome in the face of the digitalisation of manufacturing (or Industry 4.0), such as the skills gap, cyber security and data format conflicts. Yet there is another potential barrier that nobody is mentioning: supply chains.
Dr Laura Cohen, chief executive of the British Ceramic Confederation, explains why employers and unions are calling on government to commit to strong trade remedies after Brexit.
Consumers, analysts, and product development companies agree: the Internet of Things is not only the future of the products that will shape our world – in many ways, it’s already here.
St John White explains why UK manufacturers need to build their brands overseas in order to recruit tomorrow’s engineers.
Manufacturing has a great deal to gain from increased connectivity and the data such an ecosystem produces, but what are the risks regarding data ownership and security? The Manufactuer explores the issue.
The century old linear model of electrification is being challenged and tested thanks to the far-reaching digital transformation redefining the rules of power and utilities.
In a world where appliances last ten years and we replace our phones every two, it’s unusual to run into a company that produces components to last more than a quarter century. And with no maintenance required!
Jonny Williamson rounds up all the second day’s key takeaways from the side-lines of one of the world’s largest Industrial Internet events – Mind + Machines Europe 2017, hosted by GE in Berlin this week.
How is machine learning, big data and cloud technologies changing the manufacturing industry and how to take the first steps in order to embrace it?