TM grapples with the sensitive issue of respect for engineering professionals in the UK. What bearing do public perceptions of the profession have on the fate of manufacturing and can we regulate the application of the term ‘engineer’?
For companies of any size wanting to access markets that need advanced materials, including aerospace, nuclear power, oil and gas and medical products, the GMF in Sheffield was the place to be in March. Will Stirling was there to soak up the knowledge.
Manufacturers need modern, slick, reliable logistics. Technology, such as automated warehouse systems and RFID, can provide part of the solution. But the UK logistics sector is blessed with several stakeholders dedicated to improve the efficiency of your logistics.
Look closely at a flawed ERP system, and you may find a flawed project plan, says Malcolm Wheatley.
A trusted product with a rich past is finding a new role as an entry-level business intelligence solution, finds Malcolm Wheatley.
Chairman of BAE Systems Dick Olver asked the government to apply a 'growth test' to new policies designed to help industry, and said the UK must focus on "the right skills in the right places at the right time", at the EEF National Manufacturing Conference on March 6th.
Following TM’s focus on PLM in February, enterprise technology company Oracle has responded with some thoughts on technology development trends and insight into its own answer to the need for technologies which accelerate innovation for high tech manufacturers in a fast-moving industry.