Features

Validating automation

Peter Woods, head of medical device manufacturing, GB Innomech discusses the challenges involved in designing flexible automation for medical device and regulated production environments.

Standard errors

Staying the right side of the UL standard in the US and North America. Tony Hague, managing director of PP Electrical Systems, explains why compliance confusion can be costly for machinery manufacturers.

Britain’s imperative to automate

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Reduce operating costs, increase quality, become competitive. The Manufacturer's Automation Advisory Board's mission is to educate companies about the benefits of automating manufacturing processes.

Go direct

The Manufacturer Directors’ Conference empowered and inspired industry leaders to tackle their challenges and targets head on in an environment of growing optimism and opportunity.

Beneath the bin lid

In the wake of the release of results for phase two of the Courtauld Agreement to reduce food waste in the UK, Will Stirling asks what food manufacturers are doing to contribute. He discovers 2013 has been a landmark year for the reduction of waste in the food supply chain.