A leading industrial equipment producer, Brother Industries is aiming to eliminate manual processes in its service parts inventory via an automated cloud-based system.
Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick has announced it is using a stream of neutrons from the Institut Laue-Langevin’s nuclear reactor in France to examine the safety critical welds in cars made with boron steel.
The sole focus on vehicle tailpipe emissions as a measure of environmental impact has led to serious unintended consequences, according to new research by Cranfield University’s Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Centre
Spanish train manufacturer, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) has announced plans to open a £30m production factory in Newport, a site expected to employ up to 300 workers by 2019.
For the first time, this year’s Annual Manufacturing Report included a section on factory connectivity – with the data revealing a sense of optimism within UK manufacturing.
Global industrial group, ThyssenKrupp AG, has implemented a new digital platform in its materials division to better connect machines and enable predictive maintenance.
enModus, a smart building technology company from Wales, has secured £3m in Series A funding from three main investors including one of the UK’s largest shopping centre owners.
Audi has officially unveiled the new generation of its Audi A8, reportedly the first production car in the world to have been developed for highly automated self-driving.
Engineering solutions company, Actavo, has opened a new 120,000 sqft manufacturing facility in Hull, initially expected to create more than 30 jobs.
This year’s Annual Manufacturing Report has shone a light on what the top three areas of planned expenditure in information communications technology (ICT) are for businesses over the next 12 months.