The UK plastics industry holds a strong position in the global market, consistently evolving with technology and innovation. However, Brexit is a huge challenge facing UK plastics, and it could spell disaster for both those working in and alongside the industry.
Taking the first steps to launching your own business can be daunting for anyone. Recent research shows that although young people want to start their own firms, they are the demographic being most held back. We asked one millennial entrepreneur what the best way to build a business is.
A project by The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), including journalists from the BBC, ABC, and the Guardian, has discovered that the deaths of more than 80,000 people globally in the past decade, could be linked to dangerous medical devices.
Competitiveness and continuously increasing production rates fuel the need for aerospace and defence manufacturers to transform towards digital factories, utilising automation, augmented reality, IoT and analytics.
Realising the true business benefit of the Internet of Things is complex and challenging, so what have we learned so far and how can that help drive better outcomes? DXC Technology’s Claire Walker took to the mainstage to shed some light on the matter.
3D printing has been around for decades, yet it’s impact to date has been nowhere near as widespread or as world-changing as that of the internet. So, can we still describe it as revolutionary? Absolutely, says Wilfried Vancraen, CEO of Materialise.
If you’re a large or midsized manufacturer, chances are you’re already piloting new digital manufacturing technologies. As productivity pressure piles up and new solutions become available, it can be hard to know where to best focus your efforts.
Global material handling equipment manufacturer, Claudius Peters, is using generative design tools to inspire improved part shapes that don’t rely on 3D printing. Autodesk’s Asif Moghal took to the main stage to share how.