Public perceptions of engineers and manufacturers

Posted on 3 Apr 2012 by

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’?

Global Manufacturing Festival: Sheffield 2012

Posted on 23 Mar 2012 by

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.

The Manufacturer’s guide to Logistics

In a recent survey by the FTA, one in four were 'not at all prepared' to hire additional drivers or vehicles to cope with greater volumes
Posted on 8 Mar 2012 by

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.

Entry level B.I.

The world, it seems, is likely to create more data in 2012 than in all the previous five thousand years put together
Posted on 8 Mar 2012 by

A trusted product with a rich past is finding a new role as an entry-level business intelligence solution, finds Malcolm Wheatley.

An enterprising offering from Oracle

Oracle has pioneered the concept and delivery of Enterprise PLM (Product Lifecycle Management)

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.