How can manufacturers develop sophisticated customisable products at scale, such as printing electronics onto large curved glass surfaces, that are affordable both for the manufacturer and for the consumer?
Customers’ acceptance of a one-size-fits-all product may be ending, but the demand for more personalised, unique experiences doesn’t have to cause the production challenges many manufacturers believe it will.
For manufacturers trying to juggle greater product complexity and customer demand for personalised, unique experiences, 3D configuration tools offer the ability to quote complex products with confidence.
Terry Scuoler CBE has played a leading role in Britain’s manufacturing sector for several decades. Following long and successful stints at BAE Systems and Ferranti Technologies, Scuoler was chief executive of Make UK (formerly EEF) from 2010 until 2017 and is currently the chairman of the Institute of Export & International Trade.
Research from Barclays found that the introduction of a 5G mobile telecommunications network could increase UK business revenues by up to £15.7bn by 2025. Lee Collinson digs a little deeper into the UK’s 5G infrastructure and the impact it could have on UK manufacturing.
Driven by increasing market demand for highly personalised products, the need for manufacturers to leverage the full value of their data is greater than ever. Yet, producing smaller batches of non-standard, unique products is significantly more complex and requires data ‘on-demand’.
Transitioning your enterprise applications to the cloud may carry a risk but simply ignoring the benefits cloud offers will only result in IT continuing to take large bites out of your operating budget each year. Here’s how your business can mitigate the risk.
Innovation is the lifeblood of any business, but especially so for manufacturers. But how do organisations streamline their R&D processes, break down silos across their NPI teams, and create cultures of true innovation and collaboration?
By manually generating manufacturing drawings, routings and bills of materials, businesses are overlooking a huge opportunity to reduce cost and lead-times, eliminate errors and deliver exceptional customer experiences.