Tucked away in a valley in the South Downs, the campus-based Sussex Innovation Centre has helped kick-start engineering businesses right across East and West Sussex. Matt Pulzer reports.
A year on from attending its Manufacturing 4.0 conference, Jonny Williamson heads to Atlanta, Georgia to discover how Rockwell Automation’s vision of a Connected Enterprise is shaping up.
With the recent cold weather, Fred Tongue went to Cheshire to see how the salt that keeps Britain’s roads frost-free is harvested, and observed the granular detail needed to plan for winter demand.
Despite the rapid growth of sensors and the buzz around the Internet of Things, adoption in manufacturing has lagged behind the hype.
Sir Michael Arthur, president of Boeing Europe and managing director of Boeing UK & Ireland, spoke exclusively to The Manufacturer about the firm’s durability, the implications of Brexit and its plans for the future.
Concerns are growing over recruitment and ingredient prices as food and drink companies begin to feel the reverberations of Brexit. Victoria Fitzgerald gets a flavour of the year ahead.
Nick Peters visited Plumpton College, a key contributor to the success of English wine and the only place in the UK that offers degree-level training in wine making and management.
Understanding what the brave new world of Industry 4.0 looks like may help manufacturers with their first-step decision-making. Nick Peters reports.
Fred Tongue visits The City of London Gin Distillery, a company returning the art of distilling and manufacturing to the heart of London.
Handling 30 million parts and producing 9,000 vehicles a day, it’s little wonder that logistics sits at the centre of BMW Group’s globe-spanning operation. Jonny Williamson reports.