“Within the manufacturing sector, green technology and the opportunities and products around that are increasingly important. Not only do they have the opportunity to provide jobs, they have the opportunity to address the single biggest challenge we face in our future – climate change.” These were the words of Lord Drayson during a recent interview with TM’s Tim Brown.
There is little net growth in the economy but the UK needs to reduce unemployment. How are manufacturers hiring, and are they helping NEETs to get onto the conveyor to work? Will Stirling reports.
Technology used inside scoring vests worn by Taekwondo contestants has been explained to the GB Taekwondo team to give them a tactical advantage in the Olympics.
Big data is an area that seems almost recession-proof. It has seen incredible growth as companies feeling the pinch turn to big data companies to give them the competitive edge.
But what exactly is big data? And how can the average manufacturer use such vast swathes of complex data to its advantage? TM’s Kimberley Barber caught up with Tim Girgenti, Chief Marketing Officer at PROS to find out.
A Cambridge-based technology company has signed a major contract with tractor manufacturer Fendt to provide 3D tracking in its German factory. TM's Kimberley Barber spoke to Richard Green, one of the founders of Ubisense and CEO, about the new contract which has seen his revolutionary system installed into Fendt’s factory in Maktoberdorf.
Lifting our arms is so much part of human second nature that many of us could not imagine what the world would be like if we couldn’t perform that most basic of tasks. But for one little girl in America that nightmare was a daily reality until 3D printing transformed her life for the better.
While many of the headline-grabbing fraud stories come from the financial services sector, fraud in the manufacturing sector is more common than many would think. Andrew Durant, senior managing director at FTI Consulting uncovers the sector’s underhand dealings.