Skills training in England* is in crisis, from apprenticeships through to adult learning. At every level, quality and quantity are deteriorating and the chances of pulling out of the nosedive we’re in are bleak.
GE Digital’s Predix Manufacturing Data Cloud promises to give manufacturers an ‘unprecedented’ ability to create smart connected factories, offering greater flexibility of deployment, fewer on-premises systems and optimised performance.
A team of apprentices from the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre has won this year’s Home Automation Challenge with their automated watering device, an innovation that’s set to make the lives of plant lovers easier.
Success may have many parents, but Industry 4.0 has only one: Henrik von Scheel. He talks to The Manufacturer about where manufacturing is heading – and why UK industry has a long-term competitive advantage.