Finding alternatives to landfill for many kinds of waste is far from a pipe dream. Manufacturers, retail chains and local councils frequently wax lyrical about their ‘zero waste to landfill’ achievements. But are these feel good stories simply obscuring the fact that recycling potential for many reusable materials is far from being met for UK manufacturers? Tim Brown investigates.
Richard Tinsdeall, Autodesk PLM sales director EMEA, discusses how Autodesk’s new cloud-based alternative offers all the benefits of PLM at a fraction of the cost of traditional systems. Does this development represent a disruptive technology shift for the PLM market?
Marshalls is the UK’s leading manufacturer of superior natural stone and innovative concrete hard landscaping products. It was established over 130 years ago and supplies the construction, home improvement and landscape markets, specialising in a wide range of products, design services and technical expertise. This study explores its selection of and implementation journey with Microsoft’s Dynamics AX ERP solution with their partner eBECS.
SWIM: a new business forum in the South West, organised by BDO LLP, Barclays and insurers Marsh, to share ideas and best practice, provide tax and business advice and develop personal and professional networks. Will Stirling attended its first meeting.
Tom Moore talks to those leading the charge in through-life engineering services during an industry partners day at Cranfield University.
As they prepare for MACH 2012 BCW Engineering traces a decade of successful asset finance which has taken the business from a twinkle in the eye to a £10m turnover organisation.
How can collaborative approaches to the elimination of waste and the challenges of increasing complexity help manufacturers? Richard Jones, business manager for supply chain at improvement specialist, Newton, leads discussion on the extent to which lean expertise in manufacturing firms is being used to pull up the overall performance of supply chains.