The Manufacturer’s Editorial and Digital team produced a bumper crop of features throughout 2017, based on numerous interviews, factory tours, industry announcements, government initiatives and first-hand insights.
Digitalisation is accelerating the pace of change, and the future belongs to the nimble, imaginative – and increasingly – those who see the power of cooperation and collaboration. Helen Saunders examines the opportunities and challenges of co-innovation.
Cambashi, an international industry analyst company based in Cambridge, has just completed a research project into the industrial application of the Internet of Things to establish the market’s structure and direction.
Steven Barr of The Manufacturer’s networked expert advisory service – Hennik Edge looks forward to the Digital Manufacturing Show and highlights ways you can get on with 4IR, during and after the event.
Additive manufacturing has gone beyond being a revolutionary process and is now firmly in the mainstream. Which begs the question, what does the future hold and where are the gains to be made for manufacturers who have still to embrace the technology?
North West manufacturer LPW supplies high-grade metal powders for additive manufacturing. CEO and founder, Dr Phil Carroll told James Lawson how high-tech innovation is spearheading his company’s expansion within this fast-growing market.